Mar 11, 2010

Each penny counts in this race. Forbes has released the list of richest persons in the world for the year 2010. According to Forbes the number of billionaires have increased from 793 in 2009 to 1011 in 2010 and their net worth this year has shot up to $3.6 trillion from $2.4 trillion last year.The statistics also says that the number of women billionaires have increased to 89 in 2010 compared to that of 72 in 2009. Here is the list of the 10 richest persons in the world for the year 2010 according to Forbes.

US citizens dominate the list even though the percentage of the persons from USA in the list has gone down by 5% from 45 to 40.Americans still occupy 7 of the top 20 places in the list. Last year there were 10 Americans in the top 20. Though the statistics and the list keep changing there wont be any change in the life style of the rich and the poor. Never forget the line "The rich gets richer and the poor gets poorer". These rich persons around the world can contribute towards erasing the problems like illiteracy, unemployment, poverty.etc., atleast in their own country to make this world a beautiful place to live in.



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