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USA beats Switzerland as richest country per capita

National News // By Tay Kinnear // Sept. 19, 2019

Switzerland is no longer the richest country in the world, on a per capita basis. 

Pixabay USA beats Switzerland as richest country per capita

It’s now the United States.

Switzerland remains a solid second though. The average citizen owns assets of EUR 173,800 compared to the Americans at EUR 184,400.

The Global Wealth Report is published by Allianz. The researchers warn the Americans not to be complacent as the switch at the top is mainly down to the strength of the dollar.

But the Swiss do top another list - the most indebted. The average household is EUR 90,000 in the red. A rise of almost 3% on last year.

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