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India is home to the fourth largest number of ultra-high net worth households that have more than $100 million in private wealth, according to a report.

Continued economic expansion of China and India was driving growth in wealth in the Asia-Pacific region, said the ‘Global Wealth 2015: Winning the Growth Game’ report by Boston Consulting Group.

The US remained the country with the largest number of ultra-high-net-worth households at 5,201, followed by China, the UK, India and Germany in 2014, it said.

India’s ultra-high net worth households grew manifold from 2013 when the number stood at 284.

The private wealth in the Asia-Pacific region expanded by a steep 29 percent in 2014 to reach $47 trillion, enabling it to overtake Europe to become the world’s second-wealthiest region, the report said.

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