Number and combined net worth of billionaires by year


net worth of billionaires by year
net worth of billionaires by year (123RF)

Number and combined net worth of billionaires by year

YearNumber of
billionaires
Group's combined
net worth
2018 2,208 $9.1 trillion
2017 2,043 $7.7 trillion
2016 1,810 $6.5 trillion
2015 1,826 $7.1 trillion
2014 1,645 $6.4 trillion
2013 1,426 $5.4 trillion
2012 1,226 $4.6 trillion
2011 1,210 $4.5 trillion
2010 1,011 $3.6 trillion
2009 793 $2.4 trillion
2008 1,125 $4.4 trillion
2007 946 $3.5 trillion
2006 793 $2.6 trillion
2005 691 $2.2 trillion
2004 587 $1.9 trillion
2003 476 $1.4 trillion
2002 497 $1.5 trillion
2001 538 $1.8 trillion
2000 470 $898 billion