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Labor > Working time to buy > A refrigerator: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Hours worked by average worker to buy a refrigerator. Indicative of the purchasing power of the currency of the country.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
=1 Japan 60 hours 2002
=1 Australia 60 hours 2002
=3 United Kingdom 45 hours 2002
=3 Ireland 45 hours 2002
5 Belgium 43 hours 2002
6 Austria 38 hours 2002
7 New Zealand 37 hours 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 36.67 hours 2002
8 France 36 hours 2002
9 Italy 33 hours 2002
=10 Denmark 29 hours 2002
=10 United States 29 hours 2002
12 Finland 24 hours 2002
13 Norway 18 hours 2002
14 Germany 17 hours 2002
15 Switzerland 14 hours 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Working time to buy > A refrigerator. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Metalworkers' Federation, The Purchasing Power of Working Time 2002: An International Comparison of Average Net Hourly Earnings 2001 (International Metalworkers' Federation, Geneva, 2002). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Working-time-to-buy/A-refrigerator

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