More millionaires in the Netherlands

23rd July 2013, Comments 0 comments

The number of Dutch households with more than $1m (€760,000) in assets rose nearly 13% last year, according to research by the Boston Consultancy Group and quoted by news agency ANP.

In 2012 there were 191,000 Dutch households worth more than $1m, compared with 170,000 in 2011. Together they control €396bn in assets, the consultancy said. The increase is largely due to rises on the stock exchange, ANP said.

More millionaires in the Netherlands

Worldwide, 13.8 million households have assets worth more than $1m.

Qatar has the most millionaires per head of the population at almost 15%. The Netherlands is in 12th place with 2.6% of the population made up of millionaires. The Netherlands has 149 households with more than $100m in assets, ANP said.

Some 60% of Dutch household assets are wrapped up in pension funds and life assurance policies. Excluding them, the Netherlands has just 99,000 millionaires.


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