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

13. China

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Pretax income of the richest 1%: $107,000

China’s wealthiest class has grown rapidly. In late fall 2019, when The Guardian published a report, 100 million Chinese were members of the world’s top 10% of richest people, according to a Credit Suisse analysis.

That beats the U.S.’s richest, a group that includes 99 million Americans.

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