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Britain Has The Most Billionaires Per Capita

Sir Richard Branson Britain is the billionaire capital of the world, at least on a per capita basis. A total of 104 billionaires call the UK home, according to The Sunday Times Rich List, which is due to be published on May 18. That’s a rise of 16 from the 2013 survey and is more than triple the number from a decade ago. It’s also the first time the figure has topped 100. That means Britain has one billionaire for every 607,692 residents, more than any other country on the planet. In the United States, which ranked second on the super rich list, there is one billionaire for every million or so people. The ratio in Russia is about one in every 2.5…