Total billionaires: 3
Population per billionaire: 12,600
Although Monaco is a filthy rich country there are only three billionaires. Fine art dealer David Nahmad is richest with a net worth of $1.85 billion (Rs.1.2k crore).
Total billionaires: 1
Population per billionaire: 55,000
The only West Indian country in this list. Its sole billionaire is Jacky Xu, who is originally from China.
Population per billionaire: 65,150
Stephen Lansdown is its only billionaire. Lansdown is worth $2.1 billion (Rs.1.3k crore).
Total billionaires: 55
Population per billionaire: 132,075
Hong Kong China’s only free market economy. Its richest resident is Li Ka-Shing, who is worth $33.5 billion (Rs.22k crore).
Total billionaires: 5
Population per billionaire: 171,600
Economically struggling Mediterranean island of Cyprus has five billionaires. Richest is Christos Lazari worth $2.2 billion (Rs.1.4k crore).
Total billionaires: 29
Population per billionaire: 284,690
The richest man in the Heaven of Europe is Ernesto Bertarelli.
Total billionaires: 19
Population per billionaire: 287,879
With a per capita GDP higher than many developed countries, Singapore is no stranger to billionaires. Philip Ng has a net worth of $8.6 billion (Rs.5.5k crore).
Population per billionaire: 329,740
Total billionaires: 23
Population per billionaire: 425,411
Among its 23 billionaires are Swedish video game programmer and designer Markus Alexej Persson, whose company made the legendary Minecraft video game.
The Pinnacle List
Total billionaires: 17
Population per billionaire: 491,653
The founder of gambling software maker Playtech, Teddy Sagi, is an Israeli billionaire with a net worth of $3.5 billion (Rs.22k crore).
Total billionaires: 10
Population per billionaire: 517,700
The world’s third-largest natural gas exporter and seventh largest oil exporter, Norway has Stein Erik Hagen whose family is worth $4.5 billion (Rs.28k crore).
Total billionaires: 7
Population per billionaire: 586,286
The strife-torn country still has billionaires, which includes telecom magnate and former Prime Minister Najib Mikati.
Total billionaires: 536
Population per billionaire: 599,569
The US has the largest Total billionaires and if it were not for its relatively high population than every other country in this list, it would have been on top.
Population per billionaire: 653,686
Oil-rich Kuwait has a GDP per capita of $70,914 per person.
Total billionaires: 33
Population per billionaire: 710,804
Daniel and Richard Tsai are the richest men in the country, with a combined net worth of $10 billion (Rs.63k crore).
India has around 90 billionaires in the Forbes list but due to her billion plus population, the population per billionaire figure is as high as 1.4 crore.
Data crunching was done by Approved Index, a UK-based business-networking group.