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In One Chart: Here’s where the world’s 129,730 ‘ultra-wealthy’ elite call home

“Millionaire” status just ain’t what it was once.

In fact, it takes about 10 instances that just to be considered in America’s 1%, and 43 instances that six-figure threshold to crack into the gilded zero.1%, according to Federal Reserve knowledge cited in a recent DQYDJ blog submit.

Read: This is how much it takes to crack the 1% in each state

As the Visual Capitalist blog’s Jeff Desjardin explains, there are over 16 million millionaires all over the world, and four.three million within the U.S. alone. So, “we want a more unique and finely-tuned indicator,” he says.

Hence, for the purposes of his chart, we’ll cross with the $50-million benchmark:

The visualization presentations where the sector’s 129,730 “ultra-wealthy” people, which constitute a sliver of the 1%, name house. The graphic types by means of nation and area but additionally breaks down the trade in inhabitants between 2016 and 2017.

While the United States obviously has essentially the most — laying claim to almost a third of all of the $50-million+ international inhabitants — Latin America and Russia have made the largest strides over the last year.

Read: The greatest reason the wealthy are getting richer (and also you’re now not)

Shawn Langlois is an editor and author for MarketWatch in Los Angeles. Follow him on Twitter @slangwise.

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