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Economy > Big Mac Index: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Price of a McDonald's Big Mac in US Dollars at current exchange rates. January 12th, 2006.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Iceland $6.67 2006
2 Norway $6.06 2006
3 Switzerland $4.93 2006
4 Denmark $4.49 2006
5 Sweden $4.28 2006
6 Jordan $3.66 2006
7 United Kingdom $3.32 2006
8 United States $3.15 2006
9 New Zealand $3.08 2006
10 Turkey $3.07 2006
11 Canada $3.01 2006
12 Chile $2.98 2006
13 Lebanon $2.85 2006
14 Colombia $2.79 2006
15 Aruba $2.77 2006
16 Peru $2.76 2006
17 Brazil $2.74 2006
18 Morocco $2.73 2006
19 Hungary $2.71 2006
20 Jamaica $2.70 2006
21 Mexico $2.66 2006
22 Czech Republic $2.60 2006
=23 Slovenia $2.56 2006
=23 South Korea $2.56 2006
=25 Fiji $2.50 2006
=25 Croatia $2.50 2006
27 United Arab Emirates $2.45 2006
28 Australia $2.44 2006
29 Saudi Arabia $2.40 2006
30 Costa Rica $2.38 2006
31 Taiwan $2.35 2006
=32 Estonia $2.31 2006
=32 Lithuania $2.31 2006
34 South Africa $2.29 2006
=35 Guatemala $2.20 2006
=35 Singapore $2.20 2006
37 Japan $2.19 2006
38 Pakistan $2.18 2006
39 Venezuela $2.13 2006
Emerging markets average (profile) $2.12 2006
40 Dominican Republic $2.12 2006
41 Nicaragua $2.11 2006
=42 Poland $2.09 2006
=42 Slovakia $2.09 2006
44 Serbia and Montenegro $2.08 2006
45 Georgia $2.00 2006
46 Latvia $1.92 2006
47 Honduras $1.91 2006
48 Bulgaria $1.88 2006
49 Moldova $1.84 2006
50 Uruguay $1.82 2006
51 Sri Lanka $1.75 2006
52 Egypt $1.61 2006
53 Russia $1.60 2006
54 Philippines $1.56 2006
=55 Hong Kong $1.55 2006
=55 Argentina $1.55 2006
57 Indonesia $1.54 2006
58 Thailand $1.51 2006
59 Malaysia $1.47 2006
60 Paraguay $1.44 2006
61 Ukraine $1.43 2006
62 Macau $1.40 2006
63 China $1.30 2006
64 Qatar $0.68 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Big Mac Index. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", The Economist. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Big-Mac-Index

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Interesting observations about Economy > Big Mac Index

Turkey ranked first for big mac index amongst Emerging markets in 2006.
All of the top 2 countries by big mac index are Christian.
All of the top 2 countries by big mac index are Sparsely populated.
Chile ranked first for big mac index amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2006.
All of the top 5 countries by big mac index are European.
Iceland ranked first for big mac index amongst High income OECD countries in 2006.
All of the top 2 countries by big mac index are Cold countries'.
Japan ranked last for big mac index amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2006.
China ranked last for big mac index amongst Non-religious countries in 2006.
Denmark ranked first for big mac index amongst European Union in 2006.

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Ranking Country Approximate GDP- Purchasing Power Parity
1 United States of America $14,624,180,000,000 (that is $14.6 trillion dollars if you are trying to count zeros)
2 China $10,084,370,000,000
3 Japan $4,308,630,000,000
4 India $4,001,100,000,000
5 Germany $2,932,040,000,000
6 Russia $2,218,760,000,000
7 Brazil $2,181,680,000,000
8 United Kingdom $2,181,070,000,000
9 France $2,146,280,000,000
10 Italy $1,771,140,000,000

Posted on 05 Apr 2011

ShameOnPakies

ShameOnPakies

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I've eaten a Big Mac in France, and the joint was full of French people, so canuck is clearly a moron. He/she also has probably never eaten at Quick, France's disgusting answer to McDonald's. Way to be ignorant, canuck!

Posted on 28 Jun 2010

World Traveler

World Traveler

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This information is over 4years old! Where is the most recent data.

Posted on 21 Feb 2010

Rob

Rob

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This page is a great reference for the actual figures of the Big Mac Index but for a more detailed explanation of the index and why it's not the best way of measuring PPP can be found here - http://greenerdesktop.com/376/the-big-mac-index-and-global-economics

Posted on 22 Apr 2009

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Kimble

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