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Danes getting richer as 44,000 Danes are confirmed dollar millionaires

Wednesday, 22 June 2011
The Danish economy is not so good at this moment but the Danish people seem to be getting richer of maybe the Danish rich are just getting richer while the poor gets poorer.

This is because there has emerged an assessment that there are more wealthy Danes. In fact, there are about 44,000 Danes, according to fortune’s 2010 wealth list that qualify as dollar millionaires, meaning they have values of assets at least one million U.S. dollars (equivalent to about Dkr5.2 million).

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Investment bank Merryl Lynch and consultancy firm CapGemini looked and confirmed the tendency as such one can comfortably assess that the number of Danish U.S. dollar millionaires has risen by 23.6 percent compared to 2009.

Worldwide, the number of dollar millionaires is on the rise. In 2010 there were 10.9 million dollar millionaires, which represents an increase of 8.3 percent compared to 2009.

America is at a top position with the entire 28.6 percent of the world's U.S. dollar millionaires.
It is also worth noting that Asia for the first time has more dollar millionaires than Europe.
By Scancomark.se Team


Key Danish Facts
Official Name Kingdom of Denmark
King Margrethe II
Prime minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen
Population 5.5 Million
Capital City Copenhagen
Monetary Unit Danish Krona (DK)
  1dk = 100 ore
Domain Name .dk
Int. Dialling Code +45
Official Language Danish
Religion Christianity
Main stock market Name NASDQ OMX OMX  Copenhagen 20
Internet Speed 4.7 Mbps (2009)
Vital Links
Statistics Denmark
OECD data on Denmark
Denmark and UNICEF
International Energy Agency Denmark
Gateway to Denmark
Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Danish Exporters

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