Number of billionaires worldwide 2018, by wealth source

This statistic shows the number of billionaires worldwide in 2018, by wealth source. In 2018, 1,453 billionaires worldwide were fully self-made.

Number of billionaires around the world in 2018, by wealth source

Number of billionaires
Self-made1,453
Inheritance/ self-made805
Inheritance346
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Source

Release date

May 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

Values calculated by Statista using percentages provided by the source.

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