Australians overtake Swiss to lead world in median wealth stakes

The results show that if every Australian adult lined up in a row, the middle person would have a net worth of $US191,453 – about $270,000 at Friday’s exchange rate.

Australia is also home to the 10th biggest cluster of “ultra-high net worth” individuals in the world – people who have accumulated more than $US50 million ($70 million).

Globally, there are 149,890 such fortunate individuals, of whom 70,540 call America home. Australia is home to 2910.

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