21 countries where people are richer than Americans

12. UK – Median wealth: $97,452

The U.K. sits in 12th position for median wealth per adult, which is at $97,452, while GDP per capita is $55,243. Yet there’s a north-south divide at play which, according to think tank IPPR North, means that “the U.K. is more regionally divided than any comparable advanced economy”.