The US—home to 536 billionaires—has long led the rest of the world in extreme wealth, but the last decade has belonged to China, where 205 new ten-fi gure fortunes have been minted since 2006. India is no slouch either, with 90 billionaires. It passed Russia this year for the first time.
(This story appears in the 17 April, 2015 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)