The city where you have to work the longest to afford an iPhone 6s

Thursday 01 October 2015 11:50
Science and Tech

Last week the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus went on sale worldwide - but can people around the world actually afford it?

Based on an analysis of local hourly wages versus the cost of an iPhone in a given city, workers in Kiev have to work the longest in order to buy the smartphone, as this chart from Statista shows:

Workers in the Ukrainian capital have to work 627.2 hours (or around 75 working days), compared to 41.2 for London workers.

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