In today’s global economy, the playing field in the international market isn’t exactly level, with house prices being one of the best reflections of the challenges citizens in some countries face.
Below, we combine recent worldwide data* on average annual salary (GNI per capita), income tax and average house prices to offer a measure of house affordability in countries around the world. Hover over the map to see how average incomes compare to house prices around the world.
You can also generate your very own map based on worldwide affordability according to your salary and the country where you pay tax, as well as finding out how long you’d have to save up to afford a home in the country of your choosing.
*The data was procured from a number of economics databases including Numbeo, Trading Economics, Index Mundi and Global Property Guide. Data on average price house data is based on average house prices in country capitals.
Enter your salary and the country you pay tax in to generate your personal map.
It takes you...
...to afford a house in this country