Hong Kong’s Billionaires Outrank World in Property Wealth: Chart

More than half of the Hong Kong billionaires ranked among the world’s 500 richest people derive their fortunes from property, controlling $119 billion in total net worth. Property moguls from the U.S., a country with more than 40 times the population and almost nine times the representation on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index are worth a combined $78 billion. The world’s richest property mogul is Chinese developer Wang Jianlin, who’s worth $31 billion.

— With assistance by Jack Witzig

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