Estimated Earned Income, by Country, 2005

(in U.S. dollars)

Roughly derived on the basis of the ratio of the female nonagricultural wage to the male nonagricultural wage, the female and male shares of the economically active population, total female and male population, and GDP per capita (in purchasing power parity terms in US dollars).

Highest estimated earned incomeLowest estimated earned income
CountryFemaleMaleCountryFemaleMale
Norway$30,749$40,000Yemen$424$1,422
Sweden29,04436,059Congo, Dem. Rep. of the488944
Denmark28,76639,288Sierra Leone5071,114
Iceland28,63740,000Guinea-Bissau5581,103
Finland26,79537,739Niger561991
Australia26,31137,414Malawi565771
United Kingdom26,24240,000Burundi611791
Netherlands25,62539,845Tanzania627863
Canada25,44840,000Nigeria6521,592
Switzerland25,05640,000Eritrea6891,544
United States25,00540,000Zambia7251,319
France23,94537,169Benin7321,543
Hong Kong22,43340,000Madagascar7581,090
Belgium22,18240,000Côte d'Ivoire7952,472
Germany21,82337,461Ethiopia7961,316
Ireland21,07640,000Sudan8323,317
New Zealand20,66629,479Mali8331,234
Israel20,49731,345Congo8411,691
Luxembourg20,44640,000Togo9072,119
Singapore20,04439,150Central African Republic9331,530
Source: Human Development Report, 2007/2008, United Nations. Web: hdr.undp.org.

 

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