While World Wealth and High Net Worth Population shrink below 2005 levels, overall HNWI wealth expected to grow at annual rate of 8.1% by 2013.

Worldwide, HNWI wealth drops 19.5%to $32.8 trillion and the world’s High Net Worth population now stands at 8.6 million, reports this year’s World Wealth Report 2009 from Capgemini and Merrill Lynch.

The report has built a strong and lasting reputation as the industry benchmark for HNWIs market sizing—originally at a global and regional level but increasingly at a country level. The report includes three sections covering:

  • HNWI market sizing and review of global economic drivers impacting HNWI behaviors
  • Investing behaviors and asset allocation trends of HNWIs
  • Key industry issues facing financial services institutions, financial advisors and HNWIs alike.

Download the 2009 Report to learn more about trends in HNWI wealth worldwide.