World’s 10 richest countries: Australians are wealthiest by far

World’s 10 richest countries: Australians are wealthiest by far

Which countries have the world’s wealthiest regular citizens? The UK comes a respectable 4th, while a certain sunburnt country sits at #1… by quite a long way.

A new report by Credit Suisse ranks countries according to the median income per citizen, applying factors like unemployment, minimum wage and population age and size.

Below are the 10 countries where, according to the list, you are likely to be richer than the rest of the world. A notable omission from the top 10 is the USA which ranked 17th. The UK came a respectable 4th, while guess which sunburnt country sits at #1, by a long way?

*Expressed in US Dollars

10. Norway

Median wealth per adult: $87,377

norway

9. Canada

Median wealth per adult: $89,104

Canada

8. France

Median wealth per adult: $90,271

france

7. Ireland

Median wealth per adult: $100,351

ireland

6. Switzerland

Median wealth per adult: $100,901

Switzerlland

5. Singapore

Median wealth per adult: $101,033

Singapore

4. United Kingdom

Median wealth per adult: $121,852

London

3. Japan

Median wealth per adult: $128,588

Tokyo

2. Italy

Media wealth per adult: $155,953

Italy

1. Australia

Median wealth per adult: $221,704

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