Chart of Net Worth of Known Billionaires
In 2021, the number of billionaires on Forbes’ annual list of the world’s wealthiest rose to 2,755—660 more than a year ago. Total worth is $13.1 trillion, up from $8 trillion on the 2020 list.
2005 version of this chart
Institute for Policy Studies: "Billionaire Bonanza 2020: Wealth Windfalls, Tumbling Taxes, and Pandemic Profiteers", April 23, 2020; https://ips-dc.org/billionaire-bonanza-2020/
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