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The number in Asia is expected to touch 1,003 in the next four years - more than a third of the world's total billionaire population of 2,696, says Knight Frank study

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

A new report by UK-based property consultant Knight Frank on Wednesday said India’s is expected to grow 37 per cent in the next five years, beating the global and Asian averages.

Those with net assets of $30 million or more are regarded as ultra-high net worth individuals (UHNWIs).

Growth among the in India is expected to see a rise of 39 per cent, the highest globally.

India is followed by The Philippines (38 per cent) and China (35 per cent).

India saw a rise of 116 per cent in billionaires from 2013-18 and Bengaluru is expected to lead the story, the report said.

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First Published: Thu, March 07 2019. 12:36 IST