21 countries where people are richer than Americans

15. Austria – Median wealth: $94,070

Austria scores well for both median wealth per person ($94,070) and GDP per capita ($64,664), and it’s commonly thought of as one of the most stable and prosperous countries in the EU. It has a strong service sector, with key industries being food and luxury commodities, mechanical engineering and steel construction, chemicals, and vehicle manufacturing. Wealth is shared fairly equally too.