No. 11: Canada

Bloomberg News

No. 11: Canada

Population: 33.7 million

2009 number of millionaire households: 162,143
Percentage increase: 4.8 percent YOY
Share of country’s wealth held by millionaire households: 20 percent

According to the Boston Consulting Group, millionaire households controlled 20 percent of the wealth in Canada last year. Despite the financial crisis, wealth in the country grew an average of 4 percent from 2007 to 2009 and is expected to continue at that pace for the next five years, according to the study.