In the top 20 list for total individual wealth, India bettered Spain, Brazil, South Korea, Switzerland, Mexico, Netherlands, and Belgium, among others.
Image: India is ranked 10 among the 20 wealthiest countries in the world in terms of private wealth held by individuals. Photograph: Reuters
India is ranked 10 among the 20 wealthiest countries in the world in terms of private wealth held by individuals, says a report by Johannesburg-based The New World Wealth, a research consultancy that tracks the global wealth sector.
The value of total individual wealth in India - which includes property, cash, equities and business interests - is pegged at $3,492 billion in 2015, said the report titled The W20: The 20 Wealthiest Countries in the World .
Meanwhile, take a look at the top ten wealthiest nations in the world.....
Image: A child plays near the ice-covered Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain, in frigid temperatures in Bryant Park in the Manhattan borough of New York city. Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters
Individual wealth: $48,734 billion
Image: China is at second position in the world's welathiest nations list. Photograph: Reuters
Individual wealth: $17,254 billion
Image: Women walk under ginkgo trees in Tokyo. Photographs: Yuriko Nakao/Reuters
Individual wealth: $15,230 billion
Image: Hat designer Fiona Bennett and her assistants work at Potsdamer Street in Berlin.
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Individual wealth: $9,358 billion
Image: Britain's Queen Elizabeth speaks with a member of staff as she inspects a tube train during her visit to Baker Street underground station in London. Photograph: Chris Radburn/Reuters.
Individual wealth: $9,240 billion
Image: The Cour Carree of the Louvre Museum is reflected on a giant mirror installed for the French fashion house Christian Dior Autumn/Winter 2015/2016 women’s ready-to-wear collection show during Paris Fashion Week. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters
Individual wealth: 8,722 billion
Image: Italy is in the top ten list of world's most wealthiest nations. Photograph: Reuters
Individual wealth: $7,308 billion
Image: Canada is also one of the wealthiest countries in the world. Photograph: Reuters
Individual wealth: $4,796 billion
Image: Shoppers are seen at an outdoor mall in Melbourne. Photograph: Mick Tsikas/Reuters
Individual wealth: $4,497 billion
Image: Tourists outside the Taj Hotel in Mumbai. Photograph: PTI
Individual wealth: $3,492 billion