Ranked: The World’s Wealthiest Cities, by Number of Millionaires


This post is by Raul Amoros from Visual Capitalist


Infographic showing a ranking of the world's wealthiest cities

The Top 20 Cities for the World’s Ultra-Wealthy

How many millionaires, centimillionaires, and billionaires live in the world’s wealthiest cities?

While such metrics are not all encompassing, these measurements of private wealth do help put the financial health and economic activity of some of the world’s wealthiest cities in perspective.

This infographic uses information from the Henley Global Citizens Report, in partnership with New World Wealth, to rank the world’s wealthiest cities. It leverages a comprehensive data set that tracks the movements and spending habits of high-net-worth individuals in over 150 cities around the world.

Which cities and regions have the biggest concentrations of millionaires around the world, each with a net worth greater than $1 million (USD)?

Millionaires and Billionaires in the Wealthiest Cities

In the latest edition of the ranking, North America has a strong showing with seven of the wealthiest cities, by number of millionaires.

In particular, the United States claims five of the cities in the top 10, including the very top spot with New York City.

RankCityCountryMillionairesBillionaires
#1New YorkπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ United States345,60059
#2TokyoπŸ‡―πŸ‡΅ Japan304,90012
#3San FranciscoπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ United States276,40062
#4LondonπŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ United Kingdom272,40038
#5SingaporeπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡¬ Singapore249,80026
#6Los AngelesπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ United States192,40034
#7ChicagoπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ United States160,10028
#8HoustonπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ United States132,60025
#9BeijingπŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ China131,50044
#10ShanghaiπŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ China130,10042
#11SydneyπŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Australia129,50016
#12Hong KongπŸ‡­πŸ‡° China (SAR)125,10028
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