Russia has more dollar millionaires

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The number of Russian dollar millionaires by the end of 2016 increased by approximately 20%, according to a study, World Wealth Report 2017 by the international consulting company Capgemini.

«Russia has increased as a (wealthy — ed.) population and their wealth by about 20% and is the fastest growing of all markets after a modest decline a year earlier,» the report says.

At the end of last year in Russia has 182 thousand dollar millionaires.

Just last year the number of people in the world whose income exceeded a million dollars, compared to 2015 year grew 7.5% to 16.5 million. Their combined wealth increased by 8.2% and amounted to 63.5 trillion dollars. According to the company, the total wealth of millionaires in 2025 could rise to 100 trillion dollars.

The largest number of dollar millionaires in the world are the United States, there are 4,795 million people. In second place is Japan from 2.89 million people, the third position is Germany, the number of millionaires in this country made up 1.28 million.