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Big Mac index

The Big Mac index was invented by The Economist in 1986 as a lighthearted guide to whether currencies are at their “correct” level, since the sandwich is identical everywhere in the world. It is therefore also a great guide to the general price levels in most parts of the world.

The prices are from Januari 2018 and converted to US$.

Argentina 3.96
Australia 4.71
Austria 4.16
Belgium 5.02
Brazil 5.11
Britain 4.41
Canada 5.26
Chile 4.29
China 3.17
Colombia 3.83
Costa Rica 4.03
Czech Republic 3.81
Denmark 4.93
Egypt 1.93
Estonia 3.86
Euro area 4.84
Finland 5.58
France 5.14
Germany 4.77
Greece 4.10
Hong Kong 2.62
Hungary 3.43
India 2.82
Indonesia 2.68
Ireland 4.98
Israel 4.80
Italy 5.14
Japan 3.43
Latvia 3.31
Lithuania 3.43
Malaysia 2.28
Mexico 2.57
Netherlands 4.54
New Zealand 4.51
Norway 6.24
Pakistan 3.39
Peru 3.27
Philippines 2.64
Poland 2.97
Portugal 3.92
Russia 2.29
Saudi Arabia 3.20
Singapore 4.39
South Africa 2.45
South Korea 4.12
Spain 4.84
Sri Lanka 3.77
Sweden 6.12
Switzerland 6.76
Taiwan 2.33
Thailand 3.72
Turkey 2.83
UAE 3.81
Ukraine 1.64
United States 5.28
Uruguay 4.90
Vietnam 2.86