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Billionaires according to Forbes, 1999-2018

Source: Forbes, 


The illustration shows the profile of billionaires in the world. According to Forbes magazine, their number has multiplied by 5 in 20 years. In 2018, there were over 2,000 of them, the great majority consisting of men (90%) and older people (three-quarters aged between 50 and 80). The “invisible” industries such as services and sales, telecoms and finance, banks and insurance are the main sectors of activity on which this concentration of wealth is based.


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