World Wealth Report 2016

Capgemini is proud to celebrate our 20th annual edition of the World Wealth Report 2016 which looks at trends that affect high net worth individuals (HNWIs) around the globe. Read our press releases for key information on the Report and Spotlight. Download your copy from our interactive website at

Visit the World Wealth Report Interactive Website

Explore the latest wealth management trends and insights at, our interactive website for the World Wealth Report. Here you can use dynamic graphs to explore HNWI data and trends across three dimensions: market sizing of the HNWI population and wealth; HNWI asset and geographic allocations; and HNWI behavior across six regions.

Key findings from this year’s report

  • With US$17.4 trillion in HNWI wealth, Asia-Pacific surpassed North America for the first time to become the region with the largest amount of both HNWI wealth and population globally
  • By 2025, world wealth is poised to reach USD$100 trillion primarily propelled by the Asia-Pacific region. From 2006 to 2015, Asia-Pacific doubled its HNWI population and wealth.
  • More HNWI wealth (35%) was essentially liquid, held in bank accounts or as physical cash, compared to 32% that was overseen by wealth managers. Under-40 HNWIs were even less likely to turn to wealth managers (28%)
  • In 2015, wealth managers joined HNWIs in asking for more digital capabilities from wealth firms. This created significant pressure for firms to improve their digital maturity or risk losing profits, clients, and staff
  • More wealth firms are seeing the value in collaborating with FinTechs to retain and attract clients.


Dive deeper into the World Wealth Report 2016 findings with our infographic.

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