How Difficult Is It To Become A Millionaire?

Written by Lisa Meyer on January 11th, 2018

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We all have that dream.

To live in a fancy home, drive that shiny new car, shop where we want, holiday whenever we feel like.

You know the lifestyle I’m talking about.

You tend to see it all over the place these days as well – On Instagram, all over Facebook, in the glossy magazines etc, it sometimes feels inescapable!

People around the world living that millionaire lifestyle.

But are they really?

From what you see you’d swear it was pretty easy to become a millionaire.

That’s why I decided to take a deeper look into that fabled millionaire lifestyle, and if it really was that simple to become one.

The results are certainly going to surprise you!

So, how easy is it to become a millionaire?

Let me show you…

 

Decoding The Millionaire Lifestyle

 

It’s easy to get carried away and let your mind wander off to names like Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Warren Buffettinfo-icon when you think of millionaires around the world.

But there’s so much more to it than that.

You see, you need a bit of context to understand if those people and their wealth are the norms or the exceptions.

That’s why I want to take a deeper look into how many millionaires are actually out there and where they’re geographically spread out.

The first interesting thing here is actually how rare certain type of millionaires actually are.

In fact, did you know that 90% of the world’s millionaires have fortunes between $1million and $5million?

Take a look at the chart below to see how:

The Millionaire Spread

Those figures certainly surprised me.

But where are all these millionaires found, and how are they spread around the world?

Check out this infographic to find out:

How Difficult Is It To Become A Millionaire?
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Let’s delve into those numbers and see how many millionaires you’ll find in each continent, country and city:

TOP CITIES IN ASIA

TOP CITIES IN EUROPE

TOP CITIES IN LATIN AMERICA

TOP CITIES IN MIDDEL EAST

TOP CITIES IN NORTH AMERICA

TOP CITIES IN OCEANIA