Credit Suisse noted the increase in the number of millionaires in Russia by 30%

The number of millionaires in Russia in 2018 increased by 40 thousand to 172 thousand, estimated Credit Suisse. According to Bank calculations, in the world ranking of concentration of wealth, the country ranked second out of forty

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For the year (from early July 2017 until the end of June 2018) the number of millionaires in Russia grew by 40%, or 30%, to 172 thousand, follows from the data of the research Institute of Credit Suisse, which formed the basis of the next annual global wealth report Global Wealth Report. The Bank estimates that Russia ranks second in the world ranking of 40 countries in terms of concentration of wealth after Thailand. The top 10% wealthiest people in Russia accounts for 82% of all personal wealth, estimated Credit Suisse. This is higher than in USA (76%) and China (62%).

The share of the 5% wealthiest people in Russia accounted for 73,7% of all personal wealth in the country, the share of the 1% wealthiest — 57%. The aggregate personal wealth of the Russians, the Bank valued at $2.2 trillion.

High concentration in Russia due to the fact that, despite the modest level of wealth per adult population in the country, an estimated 74 adults billionaire (not entered into the rights of minors are not considered).

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