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Countries with most billionaires per capita

Last updated on: March 8, 2013 07:34 IST

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Although the world has been in an economic downturn for past several years, the number of billionaires keeps increasing.

Let's take a look at some countries that have most billionaires per capita.

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Monaco

Number of billionaires: 3

Country's population: 35,427

Global rank: 1

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St Kitts and Nevis

Number of billionaires: 1

Country's population: 53,051

Global rank: 2

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Guernsey

Number of billionaires: 1

Country's population: 65,573

Global rank: 3

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Hong Kong

Number of billionaires: 39

Country's population: 7.1 million

Global rank: 4

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Belize

Number of billionaires: 1

Country's population: 356,600

Global rank: 5

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Cyprus

Number of billionaires: 3

Country's population: 1.1 million

Global rank: 6

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Israel

Number of billionaires: 17

Country's population: 7.8 million

Global rank: 7

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Singapore

Number of billionaires: 10

Country's population: 5.2 million

Global rank: 8

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Kuwait

Number of billionaires: 5

Country's population: 2.8 million

Global rank: 9

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Switzerland

Number of billionaires: 13

Country's population: 7.9 million

Global rank: 10


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