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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 July 2022 and converted to US$.

Venezuela $1.76
Romania $2.28
Indonesia $2.34
South Africa $2.34
India $2.39
Egypt $2.43
Malaysia $2.45
Taiwan $2.51
Hungary $2.65
Hong Kong $2.68
Turkey $2.68
Philippines $2.75
Azerbaijan $2.77
Japan $2.83
Vietnam $2.95
Moldova $3.11
Pakistan $3.16
Jordan $3.24
Guatemala $3.36
Mexico $3.43
Colombia $3.48
Thailand $3.50
South Korea $3.50
China $3.56
Qatar $3.57
Peru $3.57
Poland $3.59
Honduras $3.62
Chile $3.66
Croatia $3.68
Oman $3.69
Sri Lanka $3.72
Nicaragua $3.87
Costa Rica $3.91
Czech Republic $3.97
Kuwait $4.23
Singapore $4.24
Bahrain $4.24
Brazil $4.25
New Zealand $4.43
Britain $4.44
Saudi Arabia $4.53
Argentina $4.57
Australia $4.63
Euro area $4.77
United Arab Emirates $4.90
Israel $4.95
Lebanon $5.08
United States $5.15
Canada $5.25
Sweden $5.59
Uruguay $6.08
Norway $6.26
Switzerland $6.71