Bolivia - Price level ratio of PPP conversion factor (GDP) to market exchange rate

The value for Price level ratio of PPP conversion factor (GDP) to market exchange rate in Bolivia was 0.428 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 0.469 in 2014 and a minimum value of 0.244 in 2003.

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. PPP conversion factors are based on the 2011 ICP round.

Source: World Bank, International Comparison Program database.

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Year Value
1990 0.296
1991 0.299
1992 0.304
1993 0.289
1994 0.282
1995 0.296
1996 0.307
1997 0.308
1998 0.311
1999 0.298
2000 0.288
2001 0.268
2002 0.250
2003 0.244
2004 0.248
2005 0.250
2006 0.278
2007 0.297
2008 0.348
2009 0.348
2010 0.374
2011 0.425
2012 0.448
2013 0.468
2014 0.469
2015 0.442
2016 0.428

Statistical Concept and Methodology: The ratio of the PPP conversion factor to the market exchange rate - the national price level or comparative price level - measures differences in the price level at the gross domestic product (GDP) level. The price level index tends to be lower in poorer countries and to rise with income.

Periodicity: Annual

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Purchasing power parity