Forbes 2014 Billionaire Facts & Figures (Infographic)

This year there are over 1,600 billionaires worldwide with a total networth of over $6.4 Trillion. To calculate this year’s list an extensive amount of research was completed by dozens of Forbes researchers worldwide. They aimed to value the individual’s assets, including equity in public and private companies, real estate, yachts, art, cash, and they also took debt into account. They then attempt to vet the numbers with the billionaires themselves. Some cooperate, while others don’t.