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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 IrelandIreland 64 minutes 2002
2 JapanJapan 41 minutes 2002
3 ItalyItaly 33 minutes 2002
4 FranceFrance 32 minutes 2002
5 AustraliaAustralia 27 minutes 2002
6 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 24 minutes 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 23.71 minutes 2002
7 NorwayNorway 23 minutes 2002
8 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 22 minutes 2002
9 AustriaAustria 22 minutes 2002
10 BelgiumBelgium 21 minutes 2002
11 New ZealandNew Zealand 19 minutes 2002
12 CanadaCanada 16 minutes 2002
13 FinlandFinland 14 minutes 2002
14 United StatesUnited States 12 minutes 2002
15 DenmarkDenmark 11 minutes 2002
16 GermanyGermany 8 minutes 2002

Citation

"All countries compared for Labor > Working time to buy > Chicken", 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

Labor > Working time to buy > Chicken: Countries Compared Map

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