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The Wealthiest Cities in the World for 2022

The Wealthiest Cities in the World for 2022

Wealthiest Cities in the World for 2022

In 2022, The wealthiest city is New York, United States of America, followed by Tokyo, Japan; San Francisco Bay Area, United States of America and London, United Kingdom. You will find that American cities dominate the top 20 list, with six cities.

Wealthiest Cities in the World per region:

North America has six cities in the top 20 wealthiest cities list and all in the United States of America

South America has no cities in the top 20 wealthiest list.

Europe has five cities in the top 20 wealthiest cities list, with London, the United Kingdom the highest rated at number 4, followed by Frankfurt, Germany at number thirteen and then two cities/cantons Zurich and Geneva, Switzerland and finally Paris, France.

Asia also has five cities in the top 20 wealthiest cities, with Singapore being the highest rated at number 5, Beijing, China takes fifth place and Shanghai, China takes sixth place, followed by Hong Kong and Seoul, South Korea.

Oceania has two cities in the top 20 wealthiest cities list both located in Australia, with Sydney in eleventh place and Melbourne in Seventeenplace.

Africa also has no cities in the top 20 wealthiest list.

List of Wealthiest Cities in the World for 2022

Rank City Country
1 New York USA
2 Tokyo Japan
3 San Francisco Bay Area USA
4 London UK
5 Singapore Singapore
6 Los Angeles & Malibu USA
7 Chicago USA
8 Houston USA
9 Beijing China
10 Shanghai China
11 Sydney Australia
12 Hong Kong Hong Kong
13 Frankfurt Germany
14 Toronto Canada
15 Zurich Switzerland
16 Seoul South Korea
17 Melbourne Australia
18 Dallas & Fort Worth USA
19 Geneva Switzerland
20 Paris France

Source: NewWorldWealth & henleyglobal

New York

New York is the richest city in the world in 2022. It’s no surprise that New York is the most populous city in the United States. The city’s economy is growing rapidly, and employment opportunities across many industries are plentiful.

New York has long been considered one of the most important cities in the world, and its position as a global leader in finance, media, fashion and other industries has made it a popular choice for international businesspeople.

Tokyo

Tokyo is the capital of Japan and the largest city in the world, with a population of around 37 million. The city has been a major international financial centre since the end of WWII. Due to its high standard of living, Tokyo is one of the wealthiest cities in Japan and also among the wealthiest cities in Asia.

Tokyo is a city that has been around for centuries and has the reputation of being one of the most exciting and dynamic cities in the world. It is often considered one of the leading financial hubs, especially due to its high-tech industry.

San Francisco

San Francisco is the most populous city in California and the second-most populous city in the United States.

San Francisco’s economy relies on its port and tourism, as well as its position as a centre for financial services, biotechnology and high-tech industries. The city’s economy also benefits from its proximity to Silicon Valley, which has been growing rapidly since the 1940s.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong is the most expensive city in the world for housing, transportation, and food. It has the highest cost of living in Asia.

Hong Kong has long been one of the most important financial centres in Asia and the world. It’s home to more than 450 banks and over 700 insurance companies. Hong Kong’s economy is also built on trade: it exports about $350 billion worth of goods each year.

London

London is the capital of England and one of the most important cities in the world. It was founded by the Romans in 43 AD and has been an important global financial centre ever since.

London is the most expensive city in Europe, and it’s also among the world’s wealthiest. According to Forbes, London has a GDP of $986 billion. It’s home to some of the most prominent banks and financial institutions in the world, including Barclays, HSBC, and Lloyds Banking Group.

Singapore

Singapore is one of the most expensive cities in the world. It’s located on an island and has a strong tourism industry. Singapore has a high standard of living and is one of the most densely populated countries in the world.

The city’s economy is driven by its position as a global financial hub, with over 80 banks and financial institutions headquartered there. In addition to its finance sector, Singapore is also an important hub for manufacturing and logistics.

 

Wealthiest Cities in the World 2018

Rank City Country Gross Domestic Product Area km2 Population
1 Toyko Japan $1,520 billion 2,187.6 13,185,502
2 New York United States of America $1,210 billion 1,213 8,244,910
3 Los Angeles  United States of America $789.7 billion 1,302 3,792,621
4 Seoul South Korea $779.3 billion 605.21 10,000,000
5 London United Kingdom $731.2 billion 1,570 8,173,194
6 Paris France $669.2 billion 105.4 10,413,386
7  Osaka  Japan $654.8 billion 552.26 1,545,410
8 Chicago United States of America $524.6 billion 606.1 2,707,120
9 Moscow Russia $520.1 billion 2,510 11,503,501
10 Shanghai China $516.5 billion 6,340.5 23,019,148

 

The Wealthiest Cities in the World for 2022
The Wealthiest Cities in the World for 2022