CREDIT SUISSE SAYS MILLIONAIRES GROW
THE WORLD HAS MANY NEW UNCLE SCROOGES
According to Credit Suisse’s 2015 Global Wealth Report, the gap between the rich and the poor has grown significantly since 2000 with the number of millionaires worldwide up 146 percent to a grand total of 33.7 million millionaires in 2015.
Conversely, 71 percent of the world has a total net worth of about $10,000.The U.S is still home to the highest number of millionaires or a 46 percent share of the world’s total super rich. The U.K ranks second followed by Japan, France, Germany, China and Italy. After the U.S, China is the second country to have added the highest number of new millionaires over the past year with 152,000 new ultra-rich.