21 countries where people are richer than Americans

2. Australia – Median wealth: $181,361

Coming in at second place, Australia has a median wealth of $181,361 and a GDP per capita of $75,992. However, it’s mainly the rich that are reaping the benefits, with the average net worth of the top 20% jumping from $1.3 million (USD) in 2003-4 to $2.2 million in 2017, according to a report by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.