Top 10 cities in the world with the maximum number of billionaires (Forbes data). Source: Statista
For the first time in seven years, New York lost the title of the world capital of billionaires: in 2020 it was surpassed by Beijing, which has 33 more billionaires in a year. Forbes writes about it.
Now the top ten cities with the maximum number of billionaires looks like this:
- Beijing (100 billionaires)
- New York (99 billionaires)
- Hong Kong (80 billionaires)
- Moscow (79 billionaires);
- Shenzhen (68 billionaires)
- Shanghai (64 billionaires)
- London (63 billionaires);
- Mumbai (48 billionaires, as in San Francisco, but the locals are richer);
- San Francisco (48 billionaires)
- Hangzhou (47 billionaires).
100 billionaires live in Beijing against 99 in New York, but New York are richer ($ 484.3 billion versus $ 560.5 billion).
The Forbes 2021 list has 2,755 billionaires, a quarter of whom live in the above ten cities and ten percent in four Chinese metropolitan areas.