A new Forbes report shows that the number of Iranian millionaires has increased despite strong US sanctions and the spread of the Corona virus.
to the the report Forbes, in 2020, the number of rich Iranians increased by 21.6%. The average growth of millionaires in the world was 6.3%. The total dollar wealth of these people has also increased more rapidly.
In its new report, Campgemini, referring to the 625% growth of the Tehran Stock Exchange, considers the stock market jump as one of the main factors in increasing the number of Iranian millionaires. For a better comparison, the US S&P 500 has risen just 16 percent over the same period.
Camp Jemina claims that there are currently 250,000 millionaires living in Iran, and most of them live in Tehran.
Digital currencies have been cited as another key factor in increasing the number of Iranian millionaires. One Iranian miner, who did not want to be named, described the extraction of digital currencies as “extremely profitable.” He, who is a lawyer himself, says that his income from extraction is much higher than that of a lawyer.
According to the number of Iranian millionaires, Iran is currently the fourteenth richest country in the world. On the other hand, Iran has been named the richest country in the Middle East.