Special Report

20 Highest-Paid World Leaders

Charles Michel, Prime Minister of Belgium (salary)

> Annual salary in national currency: 212,000 euros
> Time in office: 1 year 5 months
> GDP per capita: $43,139

Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany (salary)

> Annual salary in national currency: 216,278 euros
> Time in office: 10 years 3 months
> GDP per capita: $46,216

Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada (salary)

> Annual salary in national currency: 334,800 Canadian dollars
> Time in office: 4 months
> GDP per capita: $44,967

Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister of Luxembourg (salary)

> Annual salary in national currency: 225,600 euros
> Time in office: 2 years 3 months
> GDP per capita: $97,639

Austrian politician Werner Faymann at a press conference during the election campaign 2008.

> Annual salary in national currency: 304,006 euros
> Time in office: 7 years 3 months
> GDP per capita: $46,640

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