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Ontario Dominates Canadian UHNW Population Ranking

Wealth-X Unveils List Of Top Canadian Provinces by UHNW Population

SINGAPORE, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Wealth-X, the ultra high net worth (UHNW) business development solution for Global Private Banks, Luxury Brands, Educational Institutions and Non-Profits, released a list of the top provinces in Canada ranked according to UHNW population.  

A business base for 2,210 ultra high net worth individuals (UHNWIs), Ontario emerged at the top of the list, representing 44.1% of the total Canadian UHNW population. In second place is Quebec with 1,025 UHNWIs, constituting 20.4% of the total UHNW population in Canada. Alberta is ranked third with 690 UHNWIs, representing 13.8% of Canada's total UHNW population. Rounding out the top five are British Columbia and Manitoba with 610 and 125 UHNWIs respectively.

Rank

Province

Total UHNW Population

UHNW Population as % of Total Canadian UHNW Population

1

Ontario

2,210

44.1%

2

Quebec

1,025

20.4%

3

Alberta

690

13.8%

4

British Columbia

610

12.2%

5

Manitoba

125

2.5%

The number of UHNWIs in the top five provinces stands at 4,660, representing 92.9% of the total Canadian UHNW population which has declined by 1.7% from a year ago to 5,015.

Commenting on the list, Wealth-X CEO, Mykolas D. Rambus said, "Despite a decrease in Ontario's total UHNW population, the manufacturing and financial services sectors continue to support its claim on the top spot."

"Professionals who engage with these UHNWIs should consider their targeting strategies and focus on geographical locations where the distribution of ultra wealthy individuals is highest," Mr Rambus noted.

For the full list and supplemental analysis, please visit: http://www.wealthx.com/articles/2012/top-canadian-provinces

About Wealth-X

Wealth-X provides detailed intelligence on ultra high net worth (UHNW) individuals globally. The firm's Wealth-X Professional solution is the standard for banking, marketing and not-for-profit professionals working with the ultra affluent. Wealth-X is headquartered in Singapore with offices in all major financial centres.

For more information about Wealth-X, please visit: www.wealthx.com    

SOURCE Wealth-X

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