Wealthy Investors are defined as UK consumers with investible wealth held in savings, investments or defined contribution (DC) personal pensions of £100,000 and above. Wealthy Investors as defined in this report, represent 15% of all consumers. Wealthy Investors, as might be assumed, tend to be more affluent, from higher social grades compared with other consumers. The likelihood of a consumer being a Wealthy Investor tends to rise with income, social grade and age, with men more likely to be Wealthy Investors compared with females.
The highest average level of investible wealth is owned by Wealthy Investors aged 55+. Wealthy investors aged 55+, collectively own 62% of all the investible wealth owned by UK consumers