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Labor > Working time to buy > A television set: Countries Compared

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

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Belgium 68 hours 2002
2 Australia 50 hours 2002
3 Italy 44 hours 2002
4 Austria 42 hours 2002
=5 Germany 32 hours 2002
=5 Ireland 32 hours 2002
7 United Kingdom 28 hours 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 26 hours 2002
=8 Norway 22 hours 2002
=8 France 22 hours 2002
=8 Switzerland 22 hours 2002
=11 Finland 20 hours 2002
=11 New Zealand 20 hours 2002
=13 Japan 15 hours 2002
=13 United States 15 hours 2002
15 Denmark 13 hours 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Working time to buy > A television set. 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-television-set

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