Ultra-high-net-worth households saw the largest amount of growth in 2011, and that segment is expected to grow at the fastest clip in the next five years at a projected compound annual growth rate of 8%, according to Boston Consulting Group’s 2012 Global Wealth Report released on Thursday.

The ultra-high-net-worth segment, defined by households with more than $100 million in wealth, grew by 3.6% internationally in 2012, versus an average of 1.7% growth in all other household wealth areas. The 8% projected growth for those households comes as wealth groups below $1 million are expected to grow at a 3% compound annual growth rate.

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