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Report on the rich in China released

(People's Daily Online)

14:00, January 21, 2013

Beijing leads nation on rich list

1 pct of the rich are unmarried

Overseas investment destination: Hong Kong, the United States and Singapore
They have 6 million yuan that can be used as investment assets. Their overseas assets are concentrated in Hong Kong, the United States and Singapore. They achieve wealth accumulation by starting a business, and among them 99 percent are married.

In a report from banks, they are referred to as "high net worth individuals", and in the eyes of the people, they are "the rich".

Recently, Boston Consulting Group and China Construction Bank jointly issued China's wealth management market report called "2012 Wealth Report: Explore customers' needs for scientific development". The scope of the research report covers random samples of more than 1,900 high net worth clients with net financial assets above 6 million yuan in the 30 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions in China.

Where do China's rich people mainly live? In 2012, what's their main investment? What is the source of their wealth? What are their professions? What is their educational background? Which countries they choose for overseas investment?

Edited and translated by Huang Beibei, People's Daily Online
Read the Chinese version:揭秘中国富人地图
Source: China Economic Weekly
Author:Liu Yonggang

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