1997 Big Mac Index

April 10, 1997

The 1997 Big Mac Index from The Economist is shown below.  If are looking to get the entire Big Mac Index dataset going back to 1986, click here to download the complete spreadsheet.

Big Mac Index - Published April 10, 1997

CountryLocal Price$ Price$ Exchange RateDollar PPP
Argentina2.52.5011.03
Australia2.51.941.291.03
Austria342.821214
Belgium1093.0935.345
Brazil2.972.811.061.23
Britain1.812.950.610.75
Canada2.882.071.391.19
Chile12002.88417496
China9.71.168.334.01
Czech. Rep.531.8129.221.9
Denmark25.753.956.5210.6
France17.53.045.767.23
Germany/W. Germany4.92.861.712.02
Holland5.452.831.922.25
Hong Kong9.91.287.754.09
Hungary2711.52178112
Israel11.53.403.384.75
Italy46002.7316831901
Japan2942.34126121
Malaysia3.871.552.51.6
Mexico14.91.897.96.16
New Zealand3.252.241.451.34
Poland4.31.393.11.78
Russia/Soviet Union110001.9257394545
Singapore32.081.441.24
South Africa7.81.764.433.22
S. Korea23002.57894950
Spain3752.60144155
Sweden263.377.7210.7
Switzerland5.94.021.472.44
Taiwan682.4727.628.1
Thailand46.71.7926.119.3
United States2.422.42..

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