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Economy in Brazil: nearly 7000 new super rich in 2013

In Brazil, the number of super-rich has increased in 7000, up 4.1% to 172,000. The country, however, has dropped two places to 13th in number of rich people […]

In 2013, the world gained almost 2 million super-rich, a growth of 15% in a year, to 13.7 million, according to the report World Wealth Report, the report of the wealth made by Capgemini and RBC Wealth Management.

In Brazil, the number of super-rich has increased in 7000, up 4.1% to 172,000. The country, however, has dropped two places to 13th in number of rich people.

The super-rich are people who have more than $ 1 million available to invest in — for example — taking the house where she lives, collections and consumer goods.

The number of ultra-rich, who have more than $ 30 million, down 0.9%, impacting the overall share of moneyed. Because according to the report, 60% of Brazilians are ultra-rich Latin America and around one fifth of the world.

According to the report, 43.3% of the total wealth is in the hand of around 12.4 million millionaires ‘near’ (with between $ 1 and $ 5 million) and 22.3% is in the hands of millionaires intermediaries ranging up to $ 30 million and 1.23 million are wealthy. Already the ultra-rich are 128,300 moneyed who have almost 35% of global wealth.

The wealth of these privileged people grew 14% in the year beating the second record followed from U.S. $ 52.62 trillion. For this year, the expectation is that the income of the super-rich soar over 22% to U.S. $ 64.3 trillion.

Over the past five years, the amount in the hands of super-rich increased $ 20 trillion.

The report highlights the development of three groups rich in the 25 largest markets since the crisis of 2008: Oil tycoons in Norway and Kuwait, financial tycoons in Hong Kong and Singapore and the magnates of the emerging powers China, India, Russia and Taiwan.

via Economy – Brazil earns almost 7000 super rich in 2013, says report.

By Itamar Medeiros

Originally from Brazil, Itamar Medeiros currently lives in Germany, where he works as Director of Design Strategy at SAP and lecturer of Project Management for UX at the M.Sc. Usability Engineering at the Rhein-Waal University of Applied Sciences .

Working in the Information Technology industry since 1998, Itamar has helped truly global companies in multiple continents create great user experience through advocating Design and Innovation principles. During his 7 years in China, he promoted the User Experience Design discipline as User Experience Manager at Autodesk and Local Coordinator of the Interaction Design Association (IxDA) in Shanghai.

Itamar holds a MA in Design Practice from Northumbria University (Newcastle, UK), for which he received a Distinction Award for his thesis Creating Innovative Design Software Solutions within Collaborative/Distributed Design Environments.

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