Date: 6 months ago   Category: Financial

The welfare of billionaires around the world has sharply grown


In 2017 the condition of billionaires has around the world grown by 19%. The total amount of their state has more than twice exceeded GDP of Germany - the largest economy of Europe. Dollar billionaires become around the world more numerous and are richer thanks to a boom in the stock markets, to increase in prices for the real estate and a favorable economic environment. In 2017 the total amount of a condition of the richest people of the planet has grown year on year by 19 percent to the record sum of 8,9 trillion dollars, follows from the report published on Friday, October 26, by the consulting company PwC and the Swiss bank UBS. The published data mean that the general condition of dollar billionaires in recalculation more than twice exceeds GDP of Germany - the largest economy of Europe (3,3 billion euros in 2017). Around the world last year there were 2158 dollar billionaires - 179 more, than the previous year. It means that it was the share of each of them on average in 4,1 billion dollars. The largest growth of number of billionaires - with 318 to 373 - is recorded in China. Their property has increased in 2017 by 39 percent to 1,12 trillion dollars. Thus, Chinese have received the greatest benefit from growth of world economy. Average age of the Chinese billionaires - 55 years. Middle universal age of billionaires - 64 years. In Germany the number of billionaires has increased with 117 to 123. In general, last year three new billionaires, from them two - in China weekly appeared. Earlier it was reported that in Tanzania unknown have kidnapped the 43-year-old politician and the businessman Mohammed Dyyudzhi who is considered the youngest billionaire of Africa. Source: The Russian service DW of News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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