How many minutes to earn the price of a Big Mac?

MacA UBS report published this week offers a handy guide to how long it takes a worker on the average net wage to earn the price of a Big Mac in 73 cities.

Fast-food junkies are best off in Chicago, Toronto and Tokyo, where it takes a mere 12 minutes at work to afford a Big Mac.

By contrast, employees must toil for over two hours to earn enough for a burger fix in Mexico City, Jakarta and Nairobi.


It doesn’t really surprise me as the prices for a cheap, or what it used to be a cheap meal now costs about twice as much as they did about 5 years ago.

McDonald’s meals are now smaller than ever, but more expensive. I still remember a few years back when you could eat there with $3 bucks, not it takes over $7 bucks to eat there, not that I ever do so as it gives me the “Chinese food effect,” although it is more like eating a whole bar of ex-lax (@_@)…

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