There are 2,193 billionaires in the Forbes World's Billionaires ranking this year. They are the wealthiest of the wealthy. But only 71 members of this elite list are under 40 years old, with that exciting combination of money and youth.

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According to the 2015 World's Billionaires List from Forbes magazine, the total number of billionaires around the world expanded to 1,826 persons from 1645 a year ago, with an aggregate net worth now exceeding $7 trillion, up from $6.4 trillion last year. The average net worth of the gropu decreased by $60 million to $3.86 billion. The 29th edition, released in March 2015, is visualized below for Knoema users to compare and contrast across countries and between the 2014 and 2015 edition. A few noteworthy examples: According to the March 2015 edition, US citizens made up 15 of the...

Forbes 2016 World's Billionaires List

According to the 2016 Forbes World's Billionaires List, the total number of billionaires worldwide expanded to 1,810. The aggregate net worth of the list's members exceeded $6 trillion, while the average net worth was $3.6 billion. Source: Forbes World's Billionaires

Forbes: World's Billionaires 2015 edition

According to the 2015 World's Billionaires list from Forbes magazine, the total number of billionaires around the world expanded to 1,826 from 1,645 a year ago, with an aggregate net worth now exceeding $7 trillion, up from $6.4 trillion last year. The average net worth of the group decreased by $60 million to $3.86 billion. The 29th edition, released in March 2015, is visualized below for Knoema users to compare and contrast across countries and between the 2014 and 2015 edition. A few noteworthy examples: According to the March 2015 edition, US citizens made up 15 of the top 20...

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