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World's 20 cities with most millionaires

Last updated on: May 13, 2013 10:29 IST

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Although the world economy is going through a rough time, there is no shortage of millionaires and billionaires in the world.

Let's take a look at 20 cities that have most millionaires in the world.

Source: The Economist and WealthInsight

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Tokyo

Number of millionaires: 460,700

Number of multi-millionaires: 3,525

Number of billionaires: 12

Total population of the city: 13.1 million

Global rank: 1

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New York City

Number of millionaires: 389,100

Number of multi-millionaires: 2,929

Number of billionaires: 70

Total population of the city: 8.3 million

Global rank: 2

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London

Number of millionaires: 281,000

Number of multi-millionaires: 4,224

Number of billionaires: 54

Total population of the city: 8.2 million

Global rank: 3

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Paris

Number of millionaires: 219,300

Number of multi-millionaires: 1,500

Number of billionaires: 22

Total population of the city: 10.4 million

Global rank: 4

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Frankfurt

Number of millionaires: 217,500

Number of multi-millionaires: 1,868

Number of billionaires: 1

Total population of the city: 2.9 million

Global rank: 5

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Beijing

Number of millionaires: 213,400

Number of multi-millionaires: 1,318

Number of billionaires: 29

Total population of the city: 20.7 million

Global rank: 6

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Osaka

Number of millionaires: 189,500

Number of multi-millionaires: 1,450

Number of billionaires: 4

Total population of the city: 18.7 million

Global rank: 7

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Hong Kong

Number of millionaires: 187,400

Number of multi-millionaires: 2,560

Number of billionaires: 40

Total population of the city: 7.0 million

Global rank: 8

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Shanghai

Number of millionaires: 166,400

Number of multi-millionaires: 1,028

Number of billionaires: 23

Total population of the city: 23.0 million

Global rank: 9

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Singapore

Number of millionaires: 157,000

Number of multi-millionaires: 3,154

Number of billionaires: 13

Total population of the city: 5.3 million

Global rank: 10

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Seoul

Number of millionaires: 130,600

Number of multi-millionaires: 1,302

Number of billionaires: 8

Total population of the city: 10.6 million

Global rank: 11

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Munich

Number of millionaires: 129,600

Number of multi-millionaires: 1,113

Number of billionaires: 8

Total population of the city: 2.6 million

Global rank: 12

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Rome

Number of millionaires: 126,800

Number of multi-millionaires: 945

Number of billionaires: 6

Total population of the city: 2.8 million

Global rank: 13

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Los Angeles

Number of millionaires: 126,200

Number of multi-millionaires: 950

Number of billionaires: 19

Total population of the city: 3.8 million

Global rank: 14

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Toronto

Number of millionaires: 117,600

Number of multi-millionaires: 1,184

Number of billionaires: 5

Total population of the city: 5.1 million

Global rank: 15

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Chicago

Number of millionaires: 106,800

Number of multi-millionaires: 804

Number of billionaires: 15

Total population of the city: 8.7 million

Global rank: 16

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Sydney

Number of millionaires: 103,700

Number of multi-millionaires: 931

Number of billionaires: 9

Total population of the city: 4.6 million

Global rank: 17

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Houston

Number of millionaires: 103,200

Number of multi-millionaires: 777

Number of billionaires: 10

Total population of the city: 4.9 million

Global rank: 18

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Mexico City

Number of millionaires: 102,300

Number of multi-millionaires: 1,850

Number of billionaires: 6

Total population of the city: 8.8 million

Global rank: 19

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Moscow

Number of millionaires: 101,200

Number of multi-millionaires: 821

Number of billionaires: 64

Total population of the city: 11.5 million

Global rank: 20


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