Chennai comes sixth among India’s super-rich cities

Chennai,Oct 18 (TruthDive): Chennai is positioned in the sixth place among India’s cities,that are home to the country’s super-rich.

Mumbai tops the list with 2135 rich people living in the financial capital in 2013. This is seconded by New Delhi with 1980 ultra-rich, in the list of India’s super-rich cities. Jaipur figures last in the list, occupying the tenth slot.

Chennai is one of the fastest growing cities in the world and the only Indian city to be rated in the “Forbes-Top 10 Fastest Growing Cities in the World”, according to Forbes reports.

Ranked fourth in hosting the maximum number of Fortune 500 companies in India, Chennai is base to around 30 percent of India’s automobile industry, including Hyundai, Renault,Daimler,Nissan Motors among a few others and 40 percent of auto components industry.

Chennai is the third largest market in India for luxury cars,which is a telling fact of the ultra-rich class living in the city.

Medical tourism, software development, telecom and electronics manufacturing are also having a lion’s share in the shining economy of Chennai.

More than 50 percent of India’s leather exports comes from Chennai.

Kollywood,the Tamil film industry and television industry are also significant contributors to the growing economy map of the city.

Chennai is estimated to grow to a US$100–billion economy, 2.5 times its present size, by the year 2025, according to Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

The Reserve Bank of India ranked Chennai as fourth largest deposit centre and third largest credit centre nationwide as of June 2012 (Source: Wikipedia).

The table below lists the top 10 super-rich cities of India by rank and gives the city-wise no of wealthy people in 2013 in comparison to 2012.

City Rank No of rich in 2012 No of rich in 2013
Mumbai 1 2105 2135
New Delhi 2 1945 1980
Bangalore 3 720 750
Kolkata 4 640 635
Hyderabad 5 535 540
Chennai 6 370 385
Ahmedabad 7 225 225
Pune 8 215 220
Gurgaon 9 210 200
Jaipur 10 175 165
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