The Map – Europe

France

# of Billionaires: >40

Corruption Index Score: 70

Campaign Finance Laws: http://www.oldsite.idea.int/political-finance/country.cfm?id=53

Top 5 Billionaires:

  1. Bernard Arnault
  2. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers
  3. Francois Pinault
  4. Alain Wertheimer
  5. Gerard Wertheimer

https://www.forbes.com/billionaires/list/;#version:realtime_country:France

Germany

# of Billionaires: >100

Corruption Index Score: 81

Campaign Finance Laws: http://www.oldsite.idea.int/political-finance/country.cfm?id=61

Top 5 Billionaires:

  1. Beate Heister & Karl Albrecht Jr.
  2. Dieter Schwarz
  3. Susanne Klatten
  4. Stefan Quandt
  5. Klaus-Michael Kuehne

https://www.forbes.com/billionaires/list/;#version:realtime_country:Germany

Italy

# of Billionaires: >30

Corruption Index Score: 44

Campaign Finance Laws: http://www.oldsite.idea.int/political-finance/country.cfm?id=110

Top 5 Billionaires:

  1. Leonardo Del Vecchio
  2. Giovanni Ferrero
  3. Giorgio Armani
  4. Stefano Pessina
  5. Massimiliana Landini Aleotti

https://www.forbes.com/billionaires/list/;#version:realtime_country:Italy

Russia

# of Billionaires: >75

Corruption Index Score: 29

Campaign Finance Laws: http://www.oldsite.idea.int/political-finance/country.cfm?id=191

Top 5 Billionaires: 

  1. Leonid Mikhelson
  2. Vagit Alekperov
  3. Vladimir Potanin
  4. Gennady Timchenko
  5. Vladimir Lisin

https://www.forbes.com/billionaires/list/;#version:realtime_country:Russia

Spain

# of Billionaires: >20

Corruption Index Score: 58

Campaign Finance Laws: http://www.oldsite.idea.int/political-finance/country.cfm?id=72

Top 5 Billionaires: 

  1. Amancio Ortega
  2. Sandra Ortega Mera
  3. Rafael Del Pino y Calvo Sotelo
  4. Miguel Fluxa Rossello
  5. Juan Roig

https://www.forbes.com/billionaires/list/;#version:realtime_country:Spain

Sweden

# of Billionaires: >30

Corruption Index Score: 89

Campaign Finance Laws: http://www.oldsite.idea.int/political-finance/country.cfm?id=197

Top 5 Billionaires: 

  1. Stefan Persson 
  2. Jorn Rausing
  3. Finn Rausing
  4. Kirsten Rausing
  5. Frederik Paulsen

https://www.forbes.com/billionaires/list/;#version:realtime_country:Sweden

Switzerland

# of Billionaires: >30

Corruption Index Level: 7

Campaign Finance Laws: http://www.oldsite.idea.int/political-finance/country.cfm?id=15

Top 5 Billionaires:

  1. Gianluigi and Rafaela Aponte
  2. Ernesto Bertarelli
  3. Hansjoerg Wyss
  4. Margarita Louis-Dreyfus
  5. Magdalena Martullo-Blocher

https://www.forbes.com/billionaires/list/;#version:realtime_country:Switzerland

Ukraine# of Billionaires: <10
Corruption Index Score:30/100

Campaign Finance Laws: USAID Report

Top 6 Billionaires:
1. Rinat Akhmetov


2. Victor Pinchuk


3. Yuriy Kosiuk

4.Henadyi Boholyubov

5. Kostyantic Zhevago

6. Igor Kolomoyskyi

https://www.forbes.com/billionaires/list/;#version:realtime_country:Ukraine

With four out of six Ukrainian billionaires involved in politics and holding major positions in government, and with similar proportions among the centi-millionaires, we can observe a trend within Ukrainian wealthy men: they like getting involved in politics. All of the billionaires on the given list established their most profitable businesses after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Furthermore, five out of the six billionaires has faced corruption and bribery accusations.

Further Reading:
Oligarchs After The Maidan: The Old System In A ‘New’ Ukraine

Contradictions of the Ruling Class 
in Ukraine

4 Ukrainian Oligarchs You Should Know About

United Kingdom

# of Billionaires: <50

Corruption Index Score: 81

Campaign Finance Laws: http://www.oldsite.idea.int/political-finance/country.cfm?id=77

Top 5 Billionaires:

  1. Hinduja Family
  2. James Ratcliffe
  3. Denise Coates
  4. Michael Platt
  5. Ian and Richard Livingstone

https://www.forbes.com/billionaires/list/;#version:realtime_country:United%20Kingdom