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How Many Private Jets in the World?

Private jets are some of the things rich people buy for fun. Rich people like to travel in luxury and comfort and as such, they prefer to use private jets. Besides, they are to travel conveniently when they want to and arrive in good time. There are many people and organizations that own private jets. But then, exactly how many private jet owners are there in the world? That’s what we will be focusing on.

Number of Privates Jets in the World

There are around 23,241 private jet planes in the world. A majority of them are located in the United States. The most popular private jet in the world is Pilatus PC-12. There are over 920 registered Pilatus PC-12 private jets in the world.

The most common private jet model used by super-wealthy people like Elon Musk and Bill Gates is Gulfstream.

Number of Privates Jets by Country 

The following are the number of registered private jets by country:

PositionCountry Number of Private Jets
1United States12,051
2Brazil764
3Mexico704
4Canada483
5Germany485
6United Kingdom453
8Isle of Man264
8Austria222
9Malta214
10China203
11France169
12Venezuela168
13South Africa160
14Australia154
15Argentina142
16India140
17Switzerland123
18Bermuda117
19Cayman Islands114
20Turkey110
21Portugal99
22Italy74
23Spain72
24Czech Republic66
25Luxembourg65
26Denmark62
27United Arab Emirates61
28Saudi Arabia56
29Russian Federation53
30Belgium45
31Aruba45
32Nigeria41
33Japan36
34Sweden36
35Hong Kong32
36Philippines32
37Indonesia27
38Netherlands27
39Finland26
40Morocco26
41Thailand25
42Ukraine24
43Egypt23
44Chile20
45Serbia17
46Bulgaria16
47Kazakhstan16
48Colombia16
49Greece15
50Pakistan15

Which Country Has the Highest Number of Private Jets

The United States tops with the highest number of private jets in the world. There are 12,051 registered private jets in the United States. The United States accounts for over 67% of registered business private jets in the world. 

Summary of How Many Private Jets in the World

The number of registered private jets in the world stands at 23,241. The United States has the highest number of private jets and the number stands at 12,051. The US accounts for 67% of the total number of private jets in the world. besides, the US tops in the number of billionaires in the world.  

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