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Labor > Working time to buy > Chicken: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Number of minutes worked by average worker to buy one kilo of chicken. 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 Ireland 64 minutes 2002
2 Japan 41 minutes 2002
3 Italy 33 minutes 2002
4 France 32 minutes 2002
5 Australia 27 minutes 2002
6 United Kingdom 24 minutes 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 23.71 minutes 2002
7 Norway 23 minutes 2002
8 Switzerland 22 minutes 2002
9 Austria 22 minutes 2002
10 Belgium 21 minutes 2002
11 New Zealand 19 minutes 2002
12 Canada 16 minutes 2002
13 Finland 14 minutes 2002
14 United States 12 minutes 2002
15 Denmark 11 minutes 2002
16 Germany 8 minutes 2002

Citation

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

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