September 26th, 2003

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Dollars and Pounds

Using my salary converted to USD:
I'm the 55,320,365 richest person on earth!


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You are in the top 0.922% richest people in the world.
There are 5,944,679,635 people poorer than you.

And using my salary converted to GBP:
I'm the 55,903,517 richest person on earth!


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You are in the top 0.931% richest people in the world.
There are 5,944,096,483 people poorer than you.


I find it particularly interesting that the same value in CAD makes a difference of 583,152 people when converted to Pounds instead of US dollars. Obviously the US dollar has sagged significantly against the Pound in the ten years since the research was done.