21 countries where people are richer than Americans

10. Ireland – Median wealth: $104,842

Ireland is the 10th country highest in the ranking with a median wealth per person of $104,842, while GDP per capita is also high at $108,016. The country has lured in businesses due to its low corporate tax rate of just 12.5%. It scores particularly highly in the OECD Better life Index for work-life balance, safety, health and community, however it also has issues with inequality.