08 Apr '11, 3am

Now that you have seen how outrageously the ministers are lavishing themselves with bonuses, and how flawed the...

The Domestic Purchasing Power (DPP) is such a measure. It is derived by taking the average income of workers and dividing it by the average price of a basket of goods. In other words it tells us is how much we can buy in exchange for the salary that we earn in a given period of time. A report, Prices and Earnings , published by the UBS computed and compared the DPP of 73 cities across the world. It turns out that the average Singaporean's purchasing power (38.8) is one of the lowest, we are ranked 25th from the bottom. We trail behind other Asian Tigers (Taipei 60, Hong Kong 55, and Seoul 52.9). Here’s how we can interpret the numbers from the DPP. Let's suppose you have a friend in Taipei, Hong Kong and Seoul. The four of you worked for a day, and decided to spend all the money you have made for that day. Your Taipei friend is able to purchase 6 items using his day wage, ...

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