Exploring wealth in the AAPI community

A recent study uncovers unique motivators, priorities and challenges facing the Asian American Pacific Islander Community.

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Vanessa Cook

May 2023

Key takeaways

  • Recently, Merrill Wealth Management published, "Diverse Viewpoints: Exploring Wealth in the AAPI Community," a study examining affluent Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI).
  • While the AAPI community accounts for 7% of the US population, it represents 10% of the country's affluent population. And the community is growing. In fact, the AAPI population grew by more than 38% in the past decade, making it the fastest growing minority community in the country.
  • The study aims to better understand how individuals in the AAPI community achieve success and grow their wealth, along with their motivations, priorities and goals for the future.

Read our full analysis for a more in-depth look at these trends.