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Response to tritsofme (Reply #18)

Tue Aug 20, 2013, 07:54 PM

21. The difference is huge, not "marginal". That overcomes the population difference

90% of Americans can't afford to travel overseas let alone to Australia which is an expensive trip. Whereas the majority of Australians can travel all the time with the kind of wealth they have.

I've noticed that wherever I have gone, I encounter Aussies having a blast. It must be nice to have an economy that ensures everyone gets the benefits of that country's prosperity.

http://www.middleclasspoliticaleconomist.com/2013/06/us-median-wealth-only-28th-in-world.html

Here is the list of the top 27 countries by median wealth per adult.

Country Median Wealth
Per Adult

1. Australia $193,653
2. Luxembourg $153,967
3. Japan $141,410
4. Italy $123,710
5. Belgium $119,937
6. United Kingdom $115,245
7. Iceland $ 95,685
8. Singapore $ 95,542 (non-OECD)
9. Switzerland $ 87,137
10. Denmark $ 87,121
11. Austria $ 81,649
12. Canada $ 81,610
13. France $ 81,274
14. Norway $ 79,376
15. Finland $ 73,487
16. New Zealand $ 63,000
17. Netherlands $ 61,880
18. Ireland $ 60,953
19. Qatar $ 57,027 (non-OECD)
20. Spain $ 53,292
21. United Arab Emir. $ 47,998 (non-OECD)
22. Taiwan $ 45,451 (non-OECD)
23. Germany $ 42,222
24. Sweden $ 41,367
25. Cyprus $ 40,535 (non-OECD)
26. Kuwait $ 40,346 (non-OECD)
27. United States $ 38,786

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