Posted on :Friday , 23rd September 2022
Kenyan capital, Nairobi has been ranked 5th in terms of the number of dollar millionaires in Africa in a report by research firm New World Wealth and Henley & Partners.
The latest Henley Global Citizens Report, which tracks private wealth migration trends worldwide, shows Nairobi has 5,000 high net worth individuals (HNWI) with at least dollar 1 million.
The report shows South Africaâ€™s business hub Johannesburg has 15,200 dollar millionaires, the most in Africa â€“ followed by Egyptâ€™s capital Cairo, which has 7,800 HNWIs.
Another South African city, Cape Town, has the 3rd largest concentration of wealthy individuals on the content with 6,800 HNWIs followed by Nigeriaâ€™s most populous city, Lagos, which has 6,300.
However, no African city made it to the list of top 20 cities globally that have the highest number of dollar millionaires. The list was dominated by US cities.
The USâ€™s most populous city, New York, has the largest concentration of dollar millionaires in the world, home to 345,600 HNWIs, followed by Tokyo and the San Francisco Bay Area with 304,900 and 276,400, respectively.