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Table 1 Relative monthly wage levels between source and destination countries, 2004 in US dollars (Purchasing power parity)

From: Migration of South African health workers: the extent to which financial considerations influence internal flows and external movements

  USDPPP monthly wage
  Nurse Doctor
Source Countries     
Chad $ 425 $ 1050
Cote d’Ivoire $ 530 $ 774
Ghana $ 206 $ 473
Lesotho    $ 3379
Malawi $ 489 $ 868
Mozambique $ 441 $ 2826
Namibia    $ 2503
Philippines $ 380   
Sierra Leone $ 175 $ 228
South Africa $ 1486 $ 2836
Sri Lanka $ 407 $ 1329
Trinidad and Tobago $ 913 $ 1514
Uganda $ 38 $ 67
Zambia $ 106 $ 425
Destination Countries     
USA $ 3056 $ 10554
UK $ 2576 $ 7676
France $ 2133 $ 5120
Canada $ 2812 $ 8472
Australia $ 2832 $ 5438
  1. Source: [23].