Salary Converter

Currency converters tell you that you can get £77.05 for $100. But how much money would you need in London to buy the same things you'd buy in New York? This is where Purchasing Power Parity is useful.


The data is fetched automatically every week and updated. If a specific country you care about is missing, this is because the latest version of the data did not include that country.


This application was built as a solution to one of the challenges in Get the Data Challenge. The code is open source and MIT licensed and can be found on GitHub.

The data used by this application comes from The World Bank. The data was then converted into a simplified table by taking the latest available data for every country. The source data used by this application is on GitHub along with the code (Last Updated: Jan 2023). Favicon by Arthur Shlain on The Noun Project. For any questions or concerns with the data or this app, please contact me on Twitter or by email on nigel at nigelb dot me.

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