Nepal - PPP conversion factor

PPP conversion factor, GDP (LCU per international \$)

The value for PPP conversion factor, GDP (LCU per international \$) in Nepal was 35.87 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 31 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 35.87 in 2011 and a minimum value of 5.64 in 1981.

Definition: Purchasing power parity conversion factor is the number of units of a country's currency required to buy the same amounts of goods and services in the domestic market as U.S. dollar would buy in the United States. This conversion factor is for GDP.

Source: World Bank, International Comparison Program database.

Year Value
1980 5.72
1981 5.64
1982 5.82
1983 6.28
1984 6.44
1985 6.96
1986 7.79
1987 8.53
1988 9.22
1989 9.88
1990 10.54
1991 11.48
1992 13.32
1993 14.44
1994 14.83
1995 15.41
1996 16.32
1997 17.18
1998 17.64
1999 18.93
2000 19.35
2001 21.01
2002 21.49
2003 21.69
2004 21.98
2005 22.65
2006 23.48
2007 24.55
2008 25.37
2009 29.02
2010 33.21
2011 35.87

PPP conversion factor (GDP) to market exchange rate ratio

The value for PPP conversion factor (GDP) to market exchange rate ratio in Nepal was 0.49 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 31 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 0.49 in 2011 and a minimum value of 0.28 in 1999.

Definition: Purchasing power parity conversion factor is the number of units of a country's currency required to buy the same amount of goods and services in the domestic market as a U.S. dollar would buy in the United States. The ratio of PPP conversion factor to market exchange rate is the result obtained by dividing the PPP conversion factor by the market exchange rate. The ratio, also referred to as the national price level, makes it possible to compare the cost of the bundle of goods that make up gross domestic product (GDP) across countries. It tells how many dollars are needed to buy a dollar's worth of goods in the country as compared to the United States.

Source: World Bank, International Comparison Program database.

Year Value
1980 0.48
1981 0.47
1982 0.45
1983 0.46
1984 0.42
1985 0.39
1986 0.40
1987 0.40
1988 0.42
1989 0.39
1990 0.37
1991 0.36
1992 0.30
1993 0.30
1994 0.30
1995 0.31
1996 0.30
1997 0.30
1998 0.28
1999 0.28
2000 0.28
2001 0.29
2002 0.28
2003 0.28
2004 0.30
2005 0.31
2006 0.33
2007 0.35
2008 0.39
2009 0.38
2010 0.45
2011 0.49

PPP conversion factor, private consumption (LCU per international \$)

The value for PPP conversion factor, private consumption (LCU per international \$) in Nepal was 39.11 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 31 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 39.11 in 2011 and a minimum value of 8.24 in 1980.

Definition: Purchasing power parity conversion factor is the number of units of a country's currency required to buy the same amounts of goods and services in the domestic market as U.S. dollar would buy in the United States. This conversion factor is for private consumption (i.e., household final consumption expenditure).

Source: World Bank, International Comparison Program database.

Year Value
1980 8.24
1981 8.30
1982 8.73
1983 9.51
1984 9.38
1985 9.78
1986 11.43
1987 12.20
1988 12.78
1989 13.27
1990 13.63
1991 15.11
1992 17.18
1993 17.94
1994 18.95
1995 19.84
1996 21.05
1997 21.39
1998 23.43
1999 24.64
2000 24.43
2001 24.39
2002 24.74
2003 25.57
2004 25.61
2005 26.47
2006 27.58
2007 28.45
2008 30.38
2009 34.03
2010 36.82
2011 39.11