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Are Indians better paid than others? Find out...

Last updated on: September 28, 2012 10:23 IST

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Where do Indian workers stand when it comes to per capita income around the world? Let's find out.

Source: CNBC

NOTE: Per capita income is a measure of mean income within an economic aggregate, such as a country or city. It is calculated by taking a measure of all sources of income in the aggregate (such as GDP or Gross National Income) and dividing it by the total population.

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India

Per capita income: $3,100

National income tax range: 0-30 per cent

Statutory retirement age: 58

Weekly working hours: N/A

Total vacation days: 28

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France

Per capita income: 32,800

National income tax range: 0-40 per cent

Statutory retirement age: 60

Weekly working hours: 38

Total vacation days: 40

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Finland

Per capita income: $34,900

National income tax range: 0-31.5 per cent

Statutory retirement age: 59

Weekly working hours: 37.6

Total vacation days: 40

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Italy

Per capita income: $30,200

National income tax range: 23-43 per cent

Statutory retirement age (men/women): 65/60

Weekly working hours: 38.3

Total vacation days: 31

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Brazil

Per capita income: $10,200

National income tax range: 0-27.5 per cent

Statutory retirement age: 65/60

Weekly working hours: N/A

Total vacation days: 41

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Australia

Per capita income: $38,500

National income tax range: 0-45 per cent

Statutory retirement age (men/women): 65/62.5

Weekly working hours: 36.6

Total vacation days: 28

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Japan

Per capita income: $32,600

National income tax range: 5-40 per cent

Statutory retirement age: 65

Weekly working hours: N/A

Total vacation days: 36

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Portugal

Per capita income: $21,700

National income tax range: 10.5-42 per cent

Statutory retirement age: 65

Weekly working hours: 39

Total vacation days: 35

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Russia

Per capita income: $15,200

National income tax range: 13 per cent

Statutory retirement age (men/women): 60/55

Weekly working hours: N/A

Total vacation days: 40

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Poland

Per capita income: $17,800

National income tax range: 19-40 per cent

Statutory retirement age (men/women): 65/60

Weekly working hours: 41.1

Total vacation days: 36

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Iceland

Per capita income: $39,800

National income tax range: 0-37.2 per cent

Statutory retirement age: 67

Weekly working hours: 41.1

Total vacation days: 27

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Spain

Per capita income: $33,700

National income tax range: 15.66-27.13 per cent

Statutory retirement age: 65

Weekly working hours: 39.2

Total vacation days: 36

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Singapore

Per capita income: $50,300

National income tax range: 3.5-20 per cent

Statutory retirement age: 55

Weekly working hours: 46

Total vacation days: 25

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Ireland

Per capita income: $42,200

National income tax range: 20-41 per cent

Statutory retirement age: 66

Weekly working hours: 36

Total vacation days: 29

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Denmark

Per capita income: $36,200

National income tax range: 5.48-26.48 per cent

Statutory retirement age: 65

Weekly working hours: 35.2

Total vacation days: 34

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South Korea

Per capita income: $27,700

National income tax range: 8-35 per cent

Statutory retirement age: 60

Weekly working hours: 46.6

Total vacation days: 34

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Greece

Per capita income: $32,100

National income tax range: 27-40 per cent

Statutory retirement age: 65

Weekly working hours: 42.4

Total vacation days: 37

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The United Kingdom

Per capita income: $35,400

National income tax range: 20-40 per cent

Statutory retirement age (men/women): 60/55

Weekly working hours: 37

Total vacation days: 36

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China

Per capita income: $6,500

National income tax range: 5-45 per cent

Statutory retirement age (men/women): 60/50

Weekly working hours: 44

Total vacation days: 21

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The United States

Per capita income: $46,400

National income tax range: 10-35 per cent

Statutory retirement age: 65

Weekly working hours: 33.8

Total vacation days: 25


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