The world's billionaire population continues to grow.
If it pays to be rich, it pays even more to be really rich. Over the past year, according to research firm Wealth-X, which tracks the global fortunes of the affluent, the wealth of the world’s billionaires jumped a whopping 14 per cent.
All told, there are now 2,160 billionaires in the world, up nearly 200 from a year earlier. Where do they live? Click through to find the countries that can lay claim to the most billionaires on earth.
* All figures in USD.
* Bing: How to become a billionaire
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