How Much It Takes to Be in the Richest 1% Around the World

14. India

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Pretax income of the richest 1%: $77,000 per year or more

India’s population is so great that the top 1% includes about 13 million people.

In Mumbai (formerly Bombay), India, one of the world’s most-sought-after real estate markets, $1 million could buy a 990-square-foot two-bedroom, two-bath apartment overlooking the Arabian Sea when we checked.

This wealthy city is India’s commercial and financial center and it is the most-populous city in India.

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