|rakshas||Date: Tuesday, 04-December-2012, 7:54 AM | Message # 1|
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|How one in every ten households is worth at least £1m: Property and pension pots push wealth higher |
Most millionaire households are in the Home Counties. Richest 10 per cent of homes each have assets ‘greater than £967,000. But one in every two families have almost nothing, with few assets and little chance of a comfortable retirement as a result.
One in ten families are millionaires if they include assets such as their homes and their pension pots, official figures revealed yesterday.
The figures, from the Office for National Statistics, show the huge wealth of the top 10 per cent in this country at a time when millions are struggling to get by.
They also reveal the extent of the North-South divide, with the highest concentration of millionaire households in the Home Counties.
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