One of 200 Swedes is now a millionaire. In total, 48,300 people in Sweden had assets worth more than $1 million (7.74 million kronor) last year, excluding home and collectible values, according to an annual survey by Capgemini and Merrill Lynch.
In addition, the number of millionaires in dollars increased 21.5 percent in Sweden last year, compared with 12.5 percent in and 17.1 percent for global growth.
"The Swedes have a relatively high proportion of equities in their portfolios and growth on the was stronger than on the stock exchanges in many other countries," said , head of asset management at Capgemini.
"In Europe, it is more common with a higher proportion of fixed-income securities and a lower proportion of equities".
In 2009, the number of dollar millionaires increased around the world to 10 million people. Accordingly, the record-setting decline in 2008 has nearly recovered.
The majority of dollar millionaires continue to come from the US, with 3.1 million people. The US, and are home to 53.5 percent of the millionaires, a slight decrease from the 2008 share of 54 percent.