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I could BUY all of you:
Take the piss out of meths, that kind of thing.
it'll make me feel bad
Your wage is $33,088. The world average is $1,480.
Your wage is 1080% of the United Kingdom average and 2236% of the world average.
1080% of the UK average eh? i think not.
but if i get that job i went for i will tip over to 104% go go go!
FUCK LOCAL, THINK GLOBAL
and declare myself King.
and I dont understand this chart!
Your wage is 250% of the United Kingdom average and 518% of the world average.
129% of world average though
407% of the world average.
although luxemburgers on average earn slightly more than i do. also, not a fan of average wage figures, their heavily skewed. median would be informative.
*they're, not their. doh!
Your wage is 200% of the United Kingdom average and 414% of the world average.
Y'all are two thousand and late.
Those figures seem to be saying that Greece's punctuality average is higher than the world average. LOL. Have they finished building those Olympic stadiums yet?
and nothing to do with how much different people in different countries get paid?
not that I'm overly confident in the accuracy and reliability of PPP calculations.
Especially when they're used to calculate "poverty". But that's another argument. Let's just agree that the World Bank and their ilk are all dunderheaded fuckwits and move on.
Your wage is 44% of the United Kingdom average and 91% of the world average.
feel sorry for the rest of you dividing up the remaining 4%...
There's no way that the mean or median is that high.
'You might think that $1,480 a month, or $18,000 a year, is quite high. It comes to $75 a day for a 20-day working month - but it's well known that more than a third of the world's population lives on less than $2 a day. How can these two views of global incomes add up?
In truth, the economists at the ILO have had to rely on very patchy statistics. Data is missing for some countries - even a country as large as Nigeria, for example. And also, the economists at the ILO are only counting wage earners.
They exclude huge numbers of people who appear in the poverty statistics but not in the calculations for the average wage - pensioners, children and stay-at-home parents, for example, and even the self-employed.
The number of self-employed is huge. In developed countries about 90% of working people are paid employees, but that figure is lower in many developing countries. For example, in South Asia, where many people are self employed or independent farmers, just 25% of workers are salaried.'
To find out if we'd all be better off as commies? Thought not.
Anyway, -dan- worked out that it was Serbia or Kazakhstan.
Which reminds me... whatever happened to bulletboy?