Countries with most millionaires, 2013
HNW Millionaires in Switzerland
> Ultra-high net worth population: 6,330
> 1-yr. change: 13.1%
> 2012 GDP per capita: $45,418
> 2012 population: 8 million
> 2012 GDP: $369 billion
Despite being a fairly small country, Switzerland has an estimated 6,330 ultra-high net worth individuals -- up roughly 13% from the year before. According to Wealth-X, this works out to 7.9 of every 10,000 Swiss residents. Switzerland’s economy remains fairly strong considering the eurozone crisis. The country, one of the world’s major financial hubs, also has been forced to alter banking laws to prevent tax evasion. Currently, 14 institutions are under investigation for purportedly helping Americans evade taxes via Swiss bank accounts.