Bar-mekko chart of forecast five year growth in UHNWIs by region and current number of UHNWIs in each region.

Growth in the Wealthy by Region

The number of ultra-high net worth individuals (UHNWIs) will grow fastest in Europe, Russia and Asia and will lag in North America, as shown in this bar-mekko chart.  Europe. North America and Asia have the most individuals with wealth of at least $30M.  Data on ultra-high net worth individuals (UHNWIs) is from the Knight Frank Wealth Report.

Growth in the Wealthy by Region in a Bar-Mekko Chart with Data Row

Bar-mekko chart of forecast five year growth in UHNWIs by region and current number of UHNWIs in each region.

How I Made This Bar-Mekko Chart with Data Row

Data on UHNWIs by region can be found in two figures in the Knight Frank Wealth Report.  I typed the data into Excel:

Bar-mekko chart of forecast five year growth in UHNWIs by region and current number of UHNWIs in each region.

Here's how I made the bar-Mekko chart:

  • use data on number of UHNWIs for data row and to set bar width in Bars and Series dialog
  • sort bars with widest on left
  • adjust internal chart margins to maximize horizontal chart area
  • enter y axis title
  • adjust y axis maximum to bring bars closer to top of chart area
  • hide x and y axis elements, except for y axis title
  • format bar totals to show as percentage
  • sort bars with
  • change orientation of smaller bars and corresponding values in data rows to vertical
  • adjust line feed in data row label and move smaller bar total labels to improve readability

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