The US is home to 11.8 million, the net asset value which is not less than $1 million.
In the US, the number of rich people exceeds the population of countries such as Sweden or Portugal. This is evidenced by the results of a study of the Chicago consulting company Spectrem Group.
While the report noted that the number of the rich increases for 10 consecutive years.
“In USA there are 11.8 million people, with net assets of at least $1 million including the number of people with $1-5 million in 2018 increased by 2.5% to 10.23 million the Number of ultra-rich people, whose assets are estimated at $5-25 million, grew by 3.5% and amounted to 1,397 million Americans with a fortune of more than $25 million over the past year has increased by 0,6% to 173 thousand”, – stated in the message.
According to the Spectrem President George Walper, in 2018 the growing number of wealthy people in the U.S. have slowed due to the weakening pace of global economic recovery and a controversial political situation in the country.
Despite this, the total number of households, a condition which refers to the upper measurement categories nearly doubled since the global financial crisis in 2008, he said.
It is known that the results of the study are based on survey data of about 8.6 million Americans.
We will remind, in January of 2019 335 citizens of Ukraine have declared income more than 1 million UAH received in 2018.
It was also reported that the Director and one of the owners of shares of the American company Amazon Jeff Bezos for the second consecutive year topped the annual ranking of the richest people in the world by Forbes magazine.
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