The UK is a playground for super-rich foreigners, attracting more millionaires than any other country in the world

 
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The UK is attracting more of the world's super-rich than any other country in the world, with more than 100,000 of the world's wealthiest moving to its shores over the last decade.

London, in particular, is more attractive to high net worth individuals than other location, thanks to a combination of factors such as the city's international feel, ease of travel across Europe and the ease of buying property, according to new research.

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Wealthy people are arriving in London largely from elsewhere in Europe, Russia, China and India, according to the New World Wealth report from LIO Global.

Language, the ease of moving money and the quality of schools and universities in the UK were also found to be attracting global millionaires.

More than double the number of super-rich settled in the UK than the second most popular country, the US, where 52,000 super-rich have settled since 2000.

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Where are the super-rich moving to?

1. UK

2. US

3. Singapore

4. Australia

5. Hong Kong

6. UAE

7. Canada

8. Turkey

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