The 10 Most Millionaire-Filled Cities in the World

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America is home to the wealthiest city in the world, and it’s also where you’ll find a large chunk of the cities in the top 20.

That’s according to the World’s Wealthiest Cities Wealth Report from residence and citizenship advisory firm Henley & Partners. Using data from New World Wealth — a wealth intelligence firm that tracks 150,000 of the world’s wealthiest individuals and property records — the report identifies the wealthiest cities in the world according to the number of millionaires that live there.

Here’s a look at the wealthiest cities in the world.

10. Beijing, China

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The number of people living in this city who:

  • Are millionaires: 125,600
  • Have a net worth of $100 million or more: 347
  • Are billionaires: 42

Beijing is home to some of the world’s most famous sights, including portions of the Great Wall of China, as well as a burgeoning population of wealthy people. Many of the cities seeing the fastest growth in millionaires are in China, and the nation’s capital is no different, with an impressive 90% growth from 2013 to 2023.

9. Hong Kong

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The number of people living in this city who:

  • Are millionaires: 143,400
  • Have a net worth of $100 million or more: 320
  • Are billionaires: 35

This special administrative region of China, known for its neon lights and towering buildings, has lost 4% of its millionaires since 2013.

8. Sydney, Australia

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The number of people living in this city who:

  • Are millionaires: 147,000
  • Have a net worth of $100 million or more: 205
  • Are billionaires: 20

Due in part to its population, Sydney is often mistaken as the capital of Australia — it is only the capital of New South Wales, an Australian state, and Canberra is the national capital. The millionaire population in Sydney grew 34% from 2013 to 2023.

7. Paris & Ile-de-France

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The number of people living in this city who:

  • Are millionaires: 165,000
  • Have a net worth of $100 million or more: 286
  • Are billionaires: 23

Paris is a city known for its monuments, from the Eiffel Tower to the Arc de Triomphe, but it is also home to monumental wealth. The city has seen a 12% increase in millionaires since 2013.

6. Los Angeles

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The number of people living in this city who:

  • Are millionaires: 212,100
  • Have a net worth of $100 million or more: 496
  • Are billionaires: 43

Los Angeles has minted many a celebrity since the Golden Age of Hollywood. Many of those wealthy folks continue to call it home.

5. London, United Kingdom

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The number of people living in this city who:

  • Are millionaires: 227,000
  • Have a net worth of $100 million or more: 370
  • Are billionaires: 35

Like the famous nursery rhyme bridge, London’s millionaire population is falling down. The city has experienced a 10% decline in millionaires in the past decade. By the way, you now can see that bridge in the U.S. — it moved Lake Havasu City, Arizona, as we note in “10 of the Best Places to Retire in Arizona.”

4. Singapore

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The number of people living in this city who:

  • Are millionaires: 244,800
  • Have a net worth of $100 million or more: 336
  • Are billionaires: 30

Tiny Singapore — which is smaller than Rhode Island — has seen a 64% growth in millionaires from 2013 to 2023.

3. Tokyo, Japan

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The number of people living in this city who:

  • Are millionaires: 298,300
  • Have a net worth of $100 million or more: 267
  • Are billionaires: 14

Tokyo is one of only a few of the world’s wealthiest cities that have seen a decline in millionaires over the past decade — the city has lost 5% of them since 2013.

2. The Bay Area

San Francisco, California
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The number of people living in this city who:

  • Are millionaires: 305,700
  • Have a net worth of $100 million or more: 675
  • Are billionaires: 68

The Bay Area — which includes San Francisco and Silicon Valley — is home to even more major tech companies than Seattle. It’s seen a 82% growth rate in millionaires over the past decade.

1. New York City

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The number of people living in this city who:

  • Are millionaires: 349,500
  • Have a net worth of $100 million or more: 744
  • Are billionaires: 60

The Big Apple is home to the biggest money in the world, with more of it arriving all the time. The city saw a 48% increase in millionaires from 2013 to 2023.

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