Where the World's Millionaires Live

By David de Jong - 2012-06-06T19:49:33Z

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9. Taiwan

Population: 23.2 million
Percentage of millionaire households: 3.2%

Taiwan counted 246,000 millionaire households in 2011. The island, whose economy relies heavily on the export of electronics, machinery and petrochemicals, has largely recovered from the recession and saw its GDP rise by 5.2 percent in 2011. The richest Taiwanese is Tsai Wan-Tsai, who owns publicly listed Fubon Financial Holding.

Data from: Boston Consulting Group and Bloomberg Billionaires

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