List of cities by number of billionaires

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There are a number of different lists compiled by various publications around the world that attempt to determine the number of billionaires by world's major cities.


In 2021, Forbes listed Beijing with the most billionaires at 100 people, followed by New York City with 99 billionaires, and Hong Kong in third place with 80 billionaires.[1][2]

City Country Billionaires
Beijing  China 100
New York City  United States 99
Hong Kong  Hong Kong 80
Moscow  Russia 79
Shenzhen  China 68
Shanghai  China 64
London  United Kingdom 63
Mumbai  India 48
San Francisco  United States 48
Hangzhou  China 47

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Giacomo Tognini. "Beijing Overtakes New York City As City With Most Billionaires: Forbes 2021 List Home". Forbes. Retrieved April 8, 2021.
  2. ^ "Beijing passes New York to become billionaire capital of the world – Forbes says China's growth is building 10-figure fortunes far faster than the US". Retrieved 25 October 2021.