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Incongruity: Wealth that does not reflect the population

Let the numbers speak.

Based on the top 50 most wealthiest person/family in Malaysia as published by Forbes, these are the breakdown based on race.

Numbers in Top 50 Total Networth (USD) Population (Million)
Malay 8 8,660 M 15.035
Chinese 37 57,485 M 6.555
Indian 4 13,300 M 1.965
Others, (inc non-citizen) 1 1,300 M 2.845

Sources:

  1. http://www.forbes.com/malaysia-billionaires/list/
  2. http://www.statistics.gov.my/
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