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Uncle StoatWarbler
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      07-24-2003
On Fri, 25 Jul 2003 00:26:42 +1000, Jay wrote:

> And an average UK salary of 18,000 pounds is $NZ50,000.


That's skewed by London figures. I was surprised how low the figures
everywhere else are when I looked into it

> And an average NZ salary of $34,000 is 12,000 pounds.


Which is about the average salary in the rest of the UK.


 
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Uncle StoatWarbler
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      07-24-2003
On Thu, 24 Jul 2003 20:21:46 +0000, Uncle StoatWarbler wrote:

> On Fri, 25 Jul 2003 00:26:42 +1000, Jay wrote:
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>> And an average UK salary of 18,000 pounds is $NZ50,000.

>
> That's skewed by London figures. I was surprised how low the figures
> everywhere else are when I looked into it
>
>> And an average NZ salary of $34,000 is 12,000 pounds.

>
> Which is about the average salary in the rest of the UK.


I forgot to mention, the big mac index is a better way of comparing
salaries in most countries.

On that basis, $NZ1 = .8 Euro (or so) and about 1 pound.


 
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Jay
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      07-24-2003
Who is this wrote:

> In article <(E-Mail Removed)>,
> "Uncle StoatWarbler" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
>
>> I forgot to mention, the big mac index is a better way of comparing
>> salaries in most countries.
>>
>> On that basis, $NZ1 = .8 Euro (or so) and about 1 pound.
>>
>>

>
> Look at pertrol prices, insurance rates, housing costs, etc.


I did that. I used OECD PPP data.

 
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T.N.O.
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      07-25-2003
"Uncle StoatWarbler" wrote
> I forgot to mention, the big mac index is a better way of comparing
> salaries in most countries.
>
> On that basis, $NZ1 = .8 Euro (or so) and about 1 pound.


Oh dear, someone has figured out that McD's is simply trying to take
over all currencies and replace them with plastic burgers... I'll have
to tell Ronald
 
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m00se
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      07-25-2003
T.N.O. wrote:
> Oh dear, someone has figured out that McD's is simply trying to take
> over all currencies and replace them with plastic burgers... I'll have
> to tell Ronald



hate to tell you this, but ronald was in on the idea since its conception.

 
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Alan
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      07-26-2003
Hi Jay, where can I view these data on-line? I'm quite interested on doing
some cost of living comparisons.

Alan

"Jay" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> Who is this wrote:
>
> > In article <(E-Mail Removed)>,
> > "Uncle StoatWarbler" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
> >
> >> I forgot to mention, the big mac index is a better way of comparing
> >> salaries in most countries.
> >>
> >> On that basis, $NZ1 = .8 Euro (or so) and about 1 pound.
> >>
> >>

> >
> > Look at pertrol prices, insurance rates, housing costs, etc.

>
> I did that. I used OECD PPP data.
>



 
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Jay
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      07-26-2003
Alan wrote:

> Hi Jay, where can I view these data on-line? I'm quite interested on doing
> some cost of living comparisons.


This site has some free reports.
Avoid the www.oecd.org site which charges for *everything*.

http://www.oecdwash.org/


 
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