While your wealth is most likely driven by the dollars in your bank account and the value of your stock portfolio and house, Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins notes that wealth also includes a number of smaller things as well, such as the old furniture in your garage or a painting on the wall.
From the macro perspective of a country, wealth is even more all-encompassing — it's not just about the assets held by private households or businesses, but also those owned by the public. What is the value of a new toll bridge, or an aging nuclear power plant?
Today's visualization comes to us from HowMuch.net, and it shows all of the world's wealth in one place, sorted by country.
In 2019, total world wealth grew by $9.1 trillion to $360.6 trillion, which amounts to a 2.6% increase over the previous year.