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The world's 20 richest people

Published: Mar 29, 2019 02:27:51 PM IST
Updated: Mar 29, 2019 02:32:30 PM IST

The wealthiest 1 percent of the planet’s 2,153 billionaires had a mixed year: Half got richer; the other ten got poorer. Life is unequal even at the very top: The collective fortune of the world’s 20 richest people is $1.2 trillion, about 14 percent of global billionaire wealth. The mean net worth of the Top 20 is $60.4 billion, while the average billionaire is worth just $4 billion.

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(This story appears in the 12 April, 2019 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)

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  • Kulwant singh

    Distribute to needy people and get sound sleep since people believe most of wealth accumulated is by unfair business practice.

    on Mar 31, 2019