America’s Billionaire Entrepreneurs Give Nearly US$180 Million In Lifetime, More Than Other UHNW Donor Groups | Wealth-X: "Here are some other key findings from the report:
Global philanthropic giving among the world’s ultra wealthy totaled US$112 billion in 2014, equivalent to the GDP of Morocco.
The typical UHNW philanthropist donates $28.7 million in his or her lifetime.
UHNW individuals each contributed, on average, US$530,100 last year in the form of donations and pledges to philanthropy.
America’s ultra wealthy women who inherited their wealth give nearly 19% of their fortune to charitable causes, more than any other UHNW donor group.
73.2% of UHNW philanthropists are self-made.
65% of UHNW individuals donate over $1 million throughout their lifetimes.
Based on total donations, India has the most generous donors, followed by the United Kingdom and Hong Kong.
Based on total donations as a percentage of net worth, the United Kingdom has the most generous donors, followed by the United States and Hong Kong.
Education remains the most popular cause that UHNW individuals donate to, followed by health."
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