United States Net Worth Ranking

I’ve created a US net worth ranking system.  It calculates the percentile net worth among the US adult population.

The data points are derived from the Credit Suisse Global Wealth 2016 report.  Basically, the cut-off data points for the top 5.5%, 7.4%, 36.8%, 43.1%, 50.0%, 65.4% are culled off from the report to generate the actual percentile.  The intermediate points, except those in the top 5.5%, are all derived via linear interpolations.  The calculation assumes that all have a non-negative net worth so some values above the top 65.4% might be out of tune.

For those who are technically savvy, this script is written entirely in Javascript.  As such, no net worth info is transmitted via the Internet.  All the processing is done locally on your machine.

To use it, just enter your net worth in USD and click the submit button.  A percentile figure will be shown below the text box.  If the figure is 10%, you’re at the richest 10% of the world adult population.

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