Kuwait has 845 ultra wealthy individuals with a combined wealth of $145 bln

There are 845 ultra wealthy individuals in Kuwait with a combined fortune of nearly $145 billion in 2013, rising 15% y/y from 735 ($115 billion), according to a recent report.

The world’s ultra wealthy population reached an all-time high of 199,235 individuals with a combined fortune of nearly US$28 trillion in 2013, growing by more than 6% in population size from the previous year and adding US$2 trillion to their combined wealth, greater than the GDP of India.

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The Wealth-X and UBS World Ultra Wealth Report 2013 released today also identified more than 2,000 billionaires globally with a total net worth of US$6.5 trillion, equal to 23% of the world’s ultra high net worth (UHNW) total wealth. This is more than any other wealth tier despite making up only one percent of the UHNW population.

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