Monday, 27 April 2015

How much do world leaders earn?

Surprised to know the prime minister of one of the smallest countries earn the most whilst that of the biggest country earns the least.

Premier Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore
Salary : US$1,700,000
Tony Abbott, Prime minister of Australia
 Salary US$403,712
Barack Obama, President, USA
Salary: US$400,000
Jean-Claude Juncker, President, European Commission
 Salary: US$346,519
Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, President, Argentina
Salary: US$315.091
Stephen Harper, Prime Minister, Canada
Salary: US$260,000
Angela Merkel, Chancellor, Germany
Salary: US$234,400
David Cameron, Prime Minister, U.K.
Salary: US$214,800
Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister, Japan
 Salary: US$202,700
Francois Hollande, President, France
Salary: US$194,300
Vladimir Putin, President, Russia
Salary: US$136,000
Dilma Rousseff, President, Brazil
Salary: US$120,000
Narendra Modi, President, India
Salary: US$30,300
Xi Jinping, President, People's Republic of China
Salary: US$22,000

Many thanks to CC Koh for sharing.

Alan CY Kok

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