With a median wealth per adult of US$238,070, Australians are the richest people in the world, according to the 2021 Global Wealth Report by Credit Suisse. People living in developed countries remain the wealthiest in the world. How do other major economies fare?

Belgium recorded a median wealth per adult of $US230,500 and Hong Kong recorded $US173,770, while New Zealand followed closely in fourth with a median wealth per adult of $US171,620. (This means that half of the people in these nations have more wealth than this and half have less.)

Which countries are the richest based on median wealth per adult?

Rank Country Median wealth per adult (USD)
1 Australia 238070
2 Belgium 230550
3 Hong Kong SAR 173770
4 New Zealand 171620
5 Denmark 165620
6 Switzerland 146730
7 Netherlands 136110
8 France 133560
9 United Kingdom 131520
10 Canada 125690
11 Japan 122980
12 Italy 118880
13 Norway 117800
14 Spain 105830
15 Ireland 99030
16 Taiwan 93040
17 Austria 91830
18 Sweden 89850
19 South Korea 89670
20 Singapore 86720

Given all this, where do you think the best place to live in the world is? Let us know in the comments.

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