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Originally Posted by FiftySix View Post
I submit the simple idea that the average citizen in the USA gets paid more and gasoline costs less here. Which certainly helps make car ownership and operation easier for Americans.

Plus, a country's physical size and population density are something to be considered as well.

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Average annual wages in USD

China $11,035
Spain $38,507
Germany $47,585
Japan $40,863
France $43,755
Sweden $42,393
UK $43,732
Italy $36,658
South Korea $35,191
Turkey $4,426
USA $60,558

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o...y_average_wage
https://tradingeconomics.com/china/wages
https://tradingeconomics.com/turkey/wages


Average gasoline cost per US gallon in USD

China $3.56
Spain $5.11
Germany $5.38
Japan $4.01
France $5.56
Sweden $6.09
UK $6.02
Italy $5.79
South Korea $4.54
Turkey $5.94
USA $2.73

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gasoli...ge_and_pricing


Population Density per square mile

China 375
Spain 238
Germany 601
Japan 865
France 319
Sweden 59
UK 704
Italy 518
South Korea 1,339
Turkey 272
USA 87

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o...lation_density


Size of country by square miles (land)

China 3,600,950
Spain 192,660
Germany 134,623
Japan 140,751
France 247,270
Sweden 158,431
UK 93,410
Italy 113,570
South Korea 38,575
Turkey 297,157
USA 3,531,905

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o...encies_by_area

Some numbers may be in error due to poor cut and paste.
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