2012 Big Mac Index

January 12, 2012

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Big Mac Index 2012
Country Big Mac prices in local currency Big Mac prices in dollars* Implied PPP† of the dollar Actual dollar exchange rate January 11th 2012 Under (-)/ over (+) valuation against the dollar, %
United States‡ $4.20 $4.20 - - -
Argentina Peso 20.0 $4.64 4.77 4.31 10
Australia A$4.80 $4.94 1.14 0.97 18
Brazil Real 10.25 $5.68 2.44 1.81 35
Britain £2.49 $3.82 1.69§ 1.54 -9
Canada C$4.73 $4.63 1.13 1.02 10
Chile Peso 2,050 $4.05 488 506 -3
China** Yuan 15.4 $2.44 3.67 6.32 -42
Colombia Peso 8,400 $4.54 2001 1852 8
Costa Rica Colones 2,050 $4.02 488 510 -4
Czech Republic Koruna 70.22 $3.45 16.73 20.4 -18
Denmark DK 31.5 $5.37 7.50 5.86 28
Egypt Pound 15.5 $2.57 3.69 6.04 -39
Euro area†† € 3.49 $4.43 1.20 1.27§§ 6
Hong Kong HK$ 16.5 $2.12 3.93 7.77 -49
Hungary Forint 645 $2.63 153.67 246 -37
India*** Rupee 84.0 $1.62 20.01 51.9 -61
Indonesia Rupiah 22,534 $2.46 5369 9160 -41
Israel Shekel 15.9 $4.13 3.79 3.85 -2
Japan Yen 320 $4.16 76.24 76.9 -1
Latvia Lats 1.65 $3.00 0.39 0.55 -29
Lithuania Litas 7.8 $2.87 1.86 2.72 -32
Malaysia Ringgit 7.35 $2.34 1.75 3.14 -44
Mexico Peso 37 $2.70 8.82 13.68 -36
New Zealand NZ$ 5.10 $4.05 1.22 1.26 -4
Norway Kroner 41 $6.79 9.77 6.04 62
Pakistan Rupee 260 $2.89 61.95 90.1 -31
Peru Sol 10.0 $3.71 2.38 2.69 -12
Philippines Peso 118 $2.68 28.11 44.0 -36
Poland Zloty 9.10 $2.58 2.17 3.52 -38
Russia Rouble 81.0 $2.55 19.30 31.8 -39
Saudi Arabia Riyal 10.0 $2.67 2.38 3.75 -36
Singapore S$ 4.85 $3.75 1.16 1.29 -11
South Africa Rand 19.95 $2.45 4.75 8.13 -42
South Korea Won 3,700 $3.19 882 1159 -24
Sri Lanka Rupee 290 $2.55 69.09 113.9 -39
Sweden SKr 41 $5.91 9.77 6.93 41
Switzerland SFr 6.50 $6.81 1.55 0.96 62
Taiwan NT$ 75.0 $2.50 17.87 30.0 -40
Thailand Baht 78 $2.46 18.58 31.8 -41
Turkey Lira 6.60 $3.54 1.57 1.86 -16
UAE Dirhams 12 $3.27 2.86 3.67 -22
Ukraine Hryvnia 17 $2.11 4.05 8.04 -50
Uruguay Peso 90 $4.63 21.44 19.45 10

From the Economist, January 12th, 2012: