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Ratio of Political Leaders Pay to GDP Per Capita 2010 - Country Rankings
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SOURCE: Official sources, press reports, IMF, The Economist, CIA World Facbook 2010.
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Ratio of Political Leaders Pay to GDP Per Capita 2010 for selected countries
Countries are ranked highest to lowest ratio (extravagant to thrifty)


The ratio shown on the table is calculated by dividing the salary of the chief of government by the GDP per capita of his country, expressed as a percent.





Rank





Country

Leader's
Annual
Salary
as % of
GDP/Cap.


Leader's
Salary
2010
USD $


GDP Per
Capita
2010
PPP *

1 Kenya 267 427.886 1.600
2 Singapore 43 2.183.516 50.300
3 Indonesia 31 124.171 4.000
4 South Africa 27 272.280 10.000
5 Hong Kong 12 513.245 42.700
6 New Zealand 10 271.799 27.700
7 France 9 302.435 32.800
8 United States 9 400.000 46.400
9 Japan 8 273.676 32.600
10 Germany 8 283.608 34.200
11 Canada 8 296.400 38.400
12 Russia 8 115.000 15.200
13 Australia 7 286.752 38.500
14 Ireland 7 287.900 42.200
15 Taiwan 6 184.200 30.200
16 United Kingdom 6 215.390 35.400
17 Argentina 5 74.126 13.800
18 Korea, South 5 136.669 27.700
19 Israel 4 120.814 28.400
20 Poland 3 45.045 17.800
21 China 2 10.633 6.500
22 India 1 4.106 3.100

NOTES:

GDP per capita is the Gross Domestic Product of a country, on a purchasing power parity basis, divided by the population of that country, for the same year.
Salaries are as of 2010, published in The Economist magazine, from other sources.
The GDP per capita, on a purchasing power parity basis, is from the Countries of the World website 2010, sourced from the 2010 CIA World Factbook.







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