Number of billionaires in the United States 1987-2012

This graph shows the number of billionaires in the United States from 1987 to 2012. The number of billionaires in the U.S. has increased tenfold during this time, from 41 billionaires in 1987 to 425 billionaires in 2012.

Number of billionaires in the United States from 1987 to 2012

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Source

Release date

March 2012

Region

United States

Survey time period

1987 to 2012

Supplementary notes

*1997-2000 count based on top 200 billionaires.

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