High Net Worth Trends in the United States 2012




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This report is the result of WealthInsights extensive research covering the high net worth individual (HNWI) population and wealth management market in the United States.


This report provides projections of the volume and wealth of US HNWIs. This includes demographic trends (2007-2011) and findings of the proprietary WealthInsight HNWI Database.


The report features: 

  • Independent market sizing of US HNWIs across five wealth bands
  • HNWI volume and wealth trends from 2007 to 2011
  • HNWI volume and wealth forecasts to 2016
  • Insights into the drivers of HNWI wealth

Reasons To Buy

  • The WealthInsight Intelligence Center Database is an unparalleled resource and the leading resource of its kind. Compiled and curated by a team of expert research specialists, the Database comprises profiles on major private banks, wealth managers and family offices in each country. 
  • The WealthInsight Intelligence Center Database also includes up to one hundred data-points on over 100,000 HNWIs from around the world. With the Database as the foundation for our research and analysis, we are able obtain an unsurpassed level of granularity, insight and authority on the HNWI and wealth management universe in each of the countries and regions we cover. 
  • Comprehensive forecasts to 2016.

Key Highlights

  • The US is the largest wealth market in the world, accounting for 5.1 million or 30% of the total number of worldwide HNWIs in 2011. 
  • These HNWIs hold US$18.8 trillion in wealth which equates to 34% of total individual wealth held in the country. 
  • The number of HNWIs in the United States decreased by 3.1% over the review period from 5.3 million HNWIs in 2007 to 5.1 million HNWIs in 2011. 
  • The wealth of HNWIs in the United States was negatively influenced by a weak local property market and weak global equity markets.
  • Over the past year, HNWI numbers rose by 3.9%, while HNWI wealth rose by 4.7%.
  • Growth in HNWI wealth and volumes will improve over the forecast period, as the local property market begins to stabilize.
  • Over the forecast period, the total number of US HNWIs is forecast to grow by 19.4%, to reach 6.1 million in 2016. HNWI wealth will see a larger percentage increase, growing by 25% to reach US$23.5 trillion by 2016.