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Salaries of 13 Country Leaders — From $1 to More Than $2 Million

How much do presidents and country leaders make? Here’s what the world leaders’ salaries are. Find out who earns more than the leaders of Austria, Switzerland, Canada, Russia, and Australia together! Other people’s salaries always raise curiosity. Even colleagues and friends don’t hurry to share their wage numbers.

However, the salaries of presidents and prime ministers are far from secret. Isn’t it wonderful to know that Donald Trump earns less in a year than you do in a month? But his colleagues from different countries are not that modest. Bright Side decided to tell you how big the world leaders’ salaries are.

TIMESTAMPS

Donald Trump, President of the US 0:28

Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine 1:17

Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China 1:57

Sauli Niinistö, President of Finland 2:35

Vladimir Putin, President of Russia 3:11

Theresa May, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 3:48

Emmanuel Macron, President of France 4:24

Jimmy Morales, President of Guatemala 5:03

Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany 5:41

Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada 6:11

Malcolm Turnbull, Prime Minister of Australia 7:00

Doris Leuthard, President of the Swiss Confederation 7:42

Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore 8:23

SUMMARY Donald Trump, President of the US – $1 a year

Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine – $12,220 a year

Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China – $20,500 a year

Sauli Niinistö, President of Finland – $146,700 a year

Vladimir Putin, President of Russia – $151,000 a year

Theresa May, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom – $198,500 a year

Emmanuel Macron, President of France – $211,500 a year

Jimmy Morales, President of Guatemala – $232,000 a year

Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany – $263,000 a year

Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada – $267,000 a year

Malcolm Turnbull, Prime Minister of Australia – $403,700 a year

Doris Leuthard, President of the Swiss Confederation – $437,000 a year

Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore – $2.2 million a year

What do you think about those numbers? Are they fair in your opinion? Tell us in the comment section below.

Preview photo credit: Shealah Craighead/Wikipedia, Women Deliver/Wikimedia

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