The number of billionaires in the city decreased by five, to 60 people, the total wealth of US residents fell by 9%, to $58 trillion.
The total wealth of New Yorkers in January-June decreased by about 13%, or $336 billion, due to the effects of the coronavirus epidemic. This was reported by the Bloomberg news agency, citing research by Webster Pacific and New World Wealth.
The number of billionaires in the city has decreased by five, to 60 people. Residents of San Francisco, the second most affluent city, lost 5%, or $105 billion. There, the number of billionaires decreased by two, to 43 people.
The total wealth of US residents fell by 9%, to $58 trillion due to the loss of jobs, reduced income levels, and the cost of luxury real estate.
In General, the level of well-being in the world fell by 14%.
As previously reported, in the second quarter of 2020, the US economy fell by a record of 32.9% due to the new coronavirus pandemic.