Lebanon Ranks Among The Top 15 Most Billionaire-Dense Countries - The961

Lebanon Ranks Among The Top 15 Most Billionaire-Dense Countries

There are 1810 billionaires in the world. China alone has 400 - but didn't make the list because it doesn't have the most billionaires in proportion to its population.

Approved Index, a UK-based group, used the numbers from Forbes' billionaire list to find the most billionaire-dense nations in the world. This is the most Billionaire-dense countries in the world:

#15 Taiwan

Number of billionaires: 33 Population: 23,456,545 Population per one billionaires: 710,804

#14 Kuwait

Number of billionaires: 5 Population: 3,268,431 Population per one billionaires: 653,686

#13 United States

Number of billionaires: 536 Population: 321,369,000 Population per one billionaires: 599,569

#12 Lebanon

Number of billionaires: 7 Population: 4,104,000 Population per one billionaires: 586,286 This doesn't include the billionaires living abroad like Carlos Slim Helou and David Nahmad.

#11 Norway

Number of billionaires: 10 Population: 5,176,998 Population per one billionaires: 517,700

#10 Israel

Number of billionaires: 17 Population: 8,358,100 Population per one billionaires: 491,653

#9 Sweden

Number of billionaires: 23 Population: 9,784,445 Population per one billionaires: 425,411

#8 Iceland

Number of billionaires: 1 Population: 329,740 Population per one billionaires: 329,740

#7 Singapore

Number of billionaires: 19 Population: 5,469,700 Population per one billionaires: 287,879

#6 Switzerland

Number of billionaires: 29 Population: 8,256,000 Population per one billionaires: 284,690

#5 Cyprus

Number of billionaires: 5 Population: 858,000 Population per one billionaires: 171,600

#4 Hong Kong

Number of billionaires: 55 Population: 7,264,100 Population per one billionaires: 132,075

#3 Guernsey

Number of billionaires: 1 Population: 65,150 Population per one billionaires: 65,150

#2 St Kitts and Nevis

Number of billionaires: 1 Population: 55,000 Population per one billionaires: 55,000

#1 Monaco

Number of billionaires: 3 Population: 37,800 Population per one billionaires: 12,600 Monaco's richest billionaire is actually Lebanese as well. David Nahmad was born to a Jewish Lebanese family in Beirut, Lebanon. He's a fine art dealer in Monaco.

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