The income required to be in the top 1 percent varies greatly depending on what country you live in.
The amount you need to earn in the oil-rich United Arab Emirates, for example, is eleven times as much as it takes in India, a developing market. That's a according to a recent Bloomberg analysis of how much the top 1 percent earn, spend and owe in taxes.
Here's the full breakdown of the annual pretax income you need to be among the top 1 percent of earners in various countries. The figures below, from Bloomberg, are in 2017 U.S. dollars.
United Kingdom: $290,000
United States: $478,000
United Arab Emirates: $891,000