Brazil gained 59,000 millionaires in 2021, according to a report by Credit Suisse. At the end of the year, the country had a population of 266,000 people with an estimated fortune of more than one million US dollars.Compared to 207,000 in 2020.
However, the number is still much lower than the 2019 figure: that year, the Bank estimated the total number of millionaires in the country at 315,000. They also represent a fraction of the world’s total millionaires, which are estimated to number 6,248,355 – the vast majority in the United States ( 24.5 million) and China (6.2 million).
By 2026, all these numbers are expected to grow: Credit estimates that Brazil will then have 572 thousand millionaires, out of more than 87 million projected worldwide.
The report also estimated that Brazil Last year it had 2,082 ultra-rich people – people estimated at more than $50 million.
- The value of 1,238 was between $50 million and $100 million;
- The 749 had between $100 million and $500 million; And the
- 95, more than $500 million
In the Globalismthe total of the ultra-rich reached 264,179, including:
- 179,686 were worth between $50 million and $100 million;
- 77,425 was between $100 million and $500 million; And the
- 7068, more than $500 million
Pyramid of Millionaires – Photo: Arte g1
The report notes that global wealth grew by 9.8% in 2021 to $463.6 trillion. Looking at exchange rates, the increase was 12.7% – the highest annual growth rate ever.
However, the bank warns that factors such as inflation, rising interest rates and declining asset prices “could reflect impressive growth in 2022.”
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However, it is estimated that global wealth will grow by about $169 trillion by 2026 – an increase of 36%. Low and middle income countries are expected to account for 42% of this growth over the next five years.
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