Bar chart showing the price of a Big Mac in select countries (Big Mac Index)

The bar chart below shows the price of a Big Mac in the 6 most expensive and the 6 cheapest countries. Published by The Economist, this ’Big Mac Index’ is a fun way of comparing purchasing power parity. Although, there are several limitations in the comparison as the Big Mac varies in weight and nutritional content across countries. In India, for example, McDonald’s doesn’t serve beef and the Chicken Maharaja Mac is used instead.

Bar chart showing cost of Big Macs in different countries

Bar chart showing the cost of Big Macs in select countries

The bar chart was built using the Aploris charts add-in for PowerPoint.

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