Every year, AllSecure Global surveys its clients and other ultra-affluent individuals worldwide to identify the top security and preparedness concerns of this exclusive group. While not designed to be a scientific endeavor, the survey provides an accurate measure of these concerns and is used by AllSecure Global to help clients prepare for and mitigate these potential situations.
Globally, the prolonged economic situation has clearly had an effect on the world’s elite, at least in their psyche if not in their portfolios. Overall, the top issues identified in our annual survey on the concerns of the global elite are economic collapse and hyperinflation. This was followed closely by concerns about social unrest and political instability.
The threat of kidnapping continues to be a large concern as the once private lifestyles of the elite are shown to wide audience through increasingly interconnected global media channels. Pandemics and natural disasters continue to be a concern but it is worth noting that identity and personal information theft continue to be top issues and appear to be growing as a concern of the wealthy.
Lastly, technology registered on the list of concerns for 2011 for the first time. While it did not make the top nine, it shows that even the global elite are, in the age of social media and its impact, concerned about the role that technology will play in shaping their lives and their fortunes.
As part of their annual survey, AllSecure Global also segregated the responses by world region. For 2011, these regions were North America, Europe, China, India, and Africa. These results are available by request.
AllSecure Global Concerns of the Elite Survey Results
Here is a breakdown of the main concerns of the ultra-wealthy in 2011 by percentage of respondents who identified the area as their main concern:
Worldwide Aggregate Responses
1. Economic Collapse/Hyperinflation – 19%
2. Social Unrest/Political Instability – 17%
3. Terrorist Attacks – 16%
4. Kidnapping – 11%
5. Pandemics – 11%
6. Natural Disasters – 10%
7. Identity and Personal Information Theft – 5%
9. Power Grid Failure/EMP Attack – 4%
10. Other Events – 2%
While AllSecure Global strives to include responses worldwide, there were some regional absences in the 2011 survey. Accordingly, for 2012, AllSecure Global will include responses from the ultra-wealthy in South and Central America. Additionally, the 2012 survey will include responses from the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific regions.
About AllSecure Global.
AllSecure Global provides custom emergency preparedness and lifestyle preservation solutions to ultra-high net worth families and high profile individuals worldwide to protect them against political and civil disturbances, hyperinflation, terrorism, climate change, natural and man-made disasters, and societal instability/
AllSecure Global prepares its clients to survive in the event of terrorist attacks, natural disasters, pandemics, social unrest, economic collapse, chemical and biological attacks, infrastructure failure, power grid failure, nuclear/radiological incidents, and other crisis type events.
AllSecure Global’s offerings include customized preparedness services, evacuation services, college/exchange student preparation, expatriate services, safe house programs, executive services, yacht and jet preparation, and many other specialized services.
All of AllSecure Global’s offerings are “turn key” and all necessary equipment and supplies are provided. AllSecure Global provides its services worldwide. Its services are discrete and confidential and are designed to provide safety and security without drawing unwelcome attention.
More information can be found at www.allsecureglobal.com or by contacting Roy Edwards at 202-713-9350.
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AllSecure Global is dedicated to increasing the preparedness of its clients and their families for natural and man-made disasters, terrorist attacks and social disorder through education, preparation and training. More information can be found at www.allsecureglobal.com or by contacting Roy Edwards at 202-713-9350.