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Labor > Working time to buy > Beef: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Number of minutes worked by average worker to buy one kilo of beef. The comparison of income levels only becomes meaningful if the cost of buying the necessities and luxuries of life is also considered.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Japan 137 minutes 2002
2 Switzerland 102 minutes 2002
=3 Belgium 82 minutes 2002
=3 France 82 minutes 2002
5 Denmark 78 minutes 2002
6 Ireland 77 minutes 2002
7 Italy 76 minutes 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 67.86 minutes 2002
=8 Austria 61 minutes 2002
=8 Norway 61 minutes 2002
10 United Kingdom 52 minutes 2002
11 United States 50 minutes 2002
12 Canada 48 minutes 2002
13 New Zealand 45 minutes 2002
14 Finland 41 minutes 2002
=15 Germany 30 minutes 2002
=15 Australia 30 minutes 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Working time to buy > Beef. 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/Beef

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