The wealthiest of the wealthy, the “super-wealthy” are known to draw plenty of interest from the rest of us. Where they live, their habits, their means to wealth – all of these things can certainly attract the curiosity of the inquisitive. Want to know some interesting facts about this small percentage of the world’s population and where they live? Consider this:
Approximately 50% of the world’s population is worth less than $10,000.
29-Million people worldwide have a worth of more than $1,000,000.
1-Billion people worldwide have a worth of $10,000 - $100,000.
Europe currently is home to the most billionaires; 708.
Paris, France, San Diego, and New York City house some of the most expensive neighborhoods in the world, exclusively occupied by the wealthy.
Wealthy home-buyers in New York City can expect to pay an approximate $1,000,000 per 37-square feet.
London’s One Hyde Park is the most expensive residential building in the world with $220,000,000 suites.
These are interesting facts on the world’s wealthy population. If you feel left out, don’t. The vast majority of the world’s population is not wealthy. However, for those seeking wealth, there are countless roads for getting there.
One of the hands-down best and most proven ways to wealth is through higher education. Statistics show an ever-growing gap between the wealthy and the impoverished. Perfectly coinciding with the great earnings gap, education has shown to be the biggest deciding factor in ultimate life wealth or a lack thereof.
It certainly can be interesting pondering the ways of the rich. But perhaps the most important insight into such lives is the common denominator that got virtually all of them there: a higher education. Ultimately, the great news is that the choice and the potential is there for you too to relocate on the financial scale.