The top 10 billionaire
countries/ territories were: US (number -705; total wealth - $3,013 billion); China (285 - $996bn); Germany (146 - $442bn); Russia (102 - $355bn); UK (97 - $209bn); Switzerland (91 - $240bn); Hong Kong (87 - $259bn); India (82 - $284bn); Saudi Arabia (57 - $147bn); France (55 - $195bn); and UAE (55 -$165bn).
"Despite moderately positive equity markets and a growing economy, billionaires
' fortunes worsened in these two countries in 2018.
The list is Forbes' 33rd annual ranking of the world's billionaires
, featuring the planet's wealthiest individuals.
The Forbes World's Billionaires
list is a snapshot of wealth using stock prices and exchange rates from February 8, 2019.
On their billionaires
list, Forbes distinguishes between those who inherited much of their wealth and those who made their fortunes on their own.
', they had another local film 'Detective Dee' and Hollywood film 'Skyscraper' to choose from.
Meanwhile, Alice Walton is the highestranking Zuckerberg himself a yearly of just $1 female billionaire
- but she doesn't even make it into the top 15 billionaires
in the world.
That also means nearly one billionaire
will pop up about every year in the country over a ten-year period.
To put things in perspective, both Sawiris brothers' net worth exceeded billionaire
US president's net worth, which recorded $3.1bn.
wealth returned to growth in 2016 after falling the year before.
For the first time since the global financial crisis, the world's billionaire
population declined in 2016, falling by 3.1% to 2,397 individuals, according to a new report by Wealth-X, a global wealth information and insight business.
Led by a tech sector on the rise, China minted 80 new billionaires
in 2015 and Asia overall created a new billionaire
nearly every three days.