Spain in Top 10 for ‘ultra-rich’ people

LAST UPDATED: 4 Nov, 2015 @ 22:38

eurosSPAIN is among 20 countries with over 1,000 people in the ‘ultra-rich’ bracket.

New international census figures reveal there are 1,390 Spaniards with more than €43 million to their name.

This puts Spain ninth worldwide, with the USA topping the list of the super rich.


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  1. Spain is definately No.1 in Europe for having by far the highest number of €500 notes in circulation. I nearly ended up in a tricky situation when visiting France in 2007 as I decided I did’nt want to incur charges on my Sterling cr/card so took cash.

    It was late in the day and I had to visit 3 different French banks before I found one that would accept a €500 note to break down into reasonable denominations. I had to show my passport and supply documentation of where I lived in Spain before they would.

    I doubt that brown envelopes have disappeared in Spain.