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U.K.’s 8.8 Trillion-Pound Wealth Owes Much to Housing: Chart

The total net worth of the U.K. at the end of 2015 was 8.8 trillion pounds ($11.6 trillion), the Office for National Statistics said in London on Thursday. Much of the 493 billion-pound jump from a year earlier came from the 355 billion-pound increase in the value dwellings. The data also showed the U.K. was ahead of other G-7 countries in terms of growth of non-financial assets in 2014.

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