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Chart of Net Worth of Known Billionaires

Net Worth of Known Billionaires
In 2021, the number of billionaires on Forbes’ annual list of the world’s wealthiest rose to 2,755—660 more than a year ago. Total worth is $13.1 trillion, up from $8 trillion on the 2020 list.

2005 version of this chart


Forbe’s World Billionaires List 2020;
Institute for Policy Studies: "Billionaire Bonanza 2020: Wealth Windfalls, Tumbling Taxes, and Pandemic Profiteers", April 23, 2020;

Tags: billionaires, number of billionaires in the world, countries with the most number of billionaires, net worth of known billionaires, wealth-inequality

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