According to the Wealth-X Billionaire Census 2019, there are 2,604 billionaires in the world today. Global billionaire wealth decreased by 7% and the number of billionaires decreased by 5.4%. The report attributes the decrease in wealth to global trade tensions, market volatility, and a slowdown in economic growth.
The United States of America, commonly known as the United States, is a country primarily located in North America. It consists of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, 326 Indian reservations, and some minor possessions.
The U.S. ranks high in international measures of economic freedom, reduced levels of perceived corruption, quality of life, and quality of higher education. Number of billionaires are 614.
China, is a country in East Asia. It is the world's most populous country, with a population of around 1.4 billion in 2019.
China has been characterized as potential superpower due to its large economy and powerful military.
Since 2010, China had the world's second-largest economy in terms of nominal, totaling approximately US$13.5 trillion (90 trillion Yuan) as of 2018. Number of billionaires are 389.
Germany, is a country at the intersection of Central and Western Europe. Germany is a great power with a strong economy; it has the largest economy in Europe, the world's fourth-largest economy by nominal GDP.
Being home to the modern car, the automotive industry in Germany is regarded as one of the most competitive and innovative in the world and is the fourth largest by production.
Germany has a social market economy with a highly skilled labour force, a low level of corruption, and a high level of innovation. Number of billionaires are 10
India, is a country in South Asia. It is the second-most populous country, the seventh-largest country by land area, and the most populous democracy in the world.
Their long occupation, initially in varying forms of isolation as hunter-gatherers, has made the region highly diverse, second only to Africa in human genetic diversity
According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Indian economy in 2019 was nominally worth $2.9 trillion. Number of billionaires are 102.
Russia, is a transcontinental country spanning Eastern Europe and Northern Asia.The Russians are the largest Slavic and European nation, and Russian is the most spoken Slavic language; as well as the most spoken native language in Europe.
Russia is the largest country in the world, the ninth-most populous country, as well as the most populous country in Europe. The country is one of the world's most sparsely populated and urbanised. Number of billionaires are 99.
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