1998 Big Mac Index

The 1998 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 9, 1998

CountryLocal Price$ Price$ Exchange RateDollar PPP
Argentina2.52.5010.98
Australia2.651.751.511.04
Austria342.6212.9613.28
Belgium1092.873842.58
Brazil3.12.721.141.21
Britain1.843.050.6020.719
Canada2.791.971.421.09
Chile12502.75455488
China9.91.208.283.87
Czech. Rep.541.5734.421.1
Denmark23.83.397.029.28
France17.52.846.176.84
Germany/W. Germany4.952.691.841.93
Greece575.282.04282222.977
Holland5.452.632.072.13
Hong Kong10.21.327.753.98
Hungary2591.22213101
Indonesia99001.1685003867
Israel12.53.383.74.88
Italy45002.4718181758
Japan2802.08135109
Malaysia4.31.163.721.68
Mexico17.92.108.546.99
New Zealand3.451.901.821.35
Peru6.8992.542.7162.674
Philippines43.1461.0839.9516.723
Poland5.31.533.462.07
Russia/Soviet Union120002.0059994688
Singapore31.851.621.17
South Africa81.595.043.13
S. Korea26001.7614741016
Spain3752.40156146
Sweden243.0089.38
Switzerland5.93.871.522.3
Taiwan682.063326.6
Thailand521.304020.3
United States2.562.56..
Venezuela1,704.3313.38504.24660.593
Saudi Arabia8.9882.403.7453.484

1997 Big Mac Index

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..

1996 Big Mac Index

The 1996 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 27, 1996

CountryLocal Price$ Price$ Exchange RateDollar PPP
Argentina33.0011.27
Australia2.51.971.271.06
Austria363.4010.715.3
Belgium1093.5031.246.2
Brazil2.952.980.991.25
Britain1.792.700.660.76
Canada2.862.101.361.21
Chile9502.33408403
China9.61.158.354.07
Czech. Rep.511.8527.621.6
Denmark25.754.405.8510.9
France17.53.415.137.42
Germany/W. Germany4.93.221.522.08
Holland5.453.211.72.31
Hong Kong9.91.287.744.19
Hungary2141.4315090.7
Israel9.53.003.174.03
Italy45002.9015511907
Japan2882.70107122
Malaysia3.761.512.491.59
Mexico14.92.027.376.31
New Zealand2.952.011.471.25
Poland3.81.442.641.61
Russia/Soviet Union95001.9349184025
Singapore3.052.161.411.29
South Africa71.644.262.97
S. Korea23002.95779975
Spain3652.89126155
Sweden263.876.7111
Switzerland5.94.801.232.5
Taiwan652.3927.227.5
Thailand481.9025.320.3
United States2.362.36..