31 Peruvian Families Amass Fortunes Totaling US$ 12.296 Million


Put together, 31 families own 13% of all wealth in Peru. Find out how many millionaires the country has according to the Boston Consulting Group’s latest report…

According to El Economista there are 7,259 families in Peru who have amassed a fortune in excess of US $1 million, according to the Global Wealth 2017 report prepared by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).

This is an increase of 9.9% from 2015 to 2016 as 652 families joined the group of people with more than US$ 1 million.

El Economista also reported that Joaquin Valle, partner and managing director of BCG in Peru, stated that the more wealthy a family, the more they tend to keep their money offshore. The percentage of Peruvian wealth that is being kept in foreign countries could be up to 70%, he claims.



Mike Dreckschmidt

Mike grew up and eventually attended university in Green Bay, Wisconsin. He graduated in Integrative Leadership Studies with an emphasis in Urban and Regional Planning and has been a part of planning projects in three different countries. Mike’s passion is reading; he devours both literature and nonfiction. His favorite author is Peru’s own Julio Ramón Ribeyro.