Special Report

20 Highest-Paid World Leaders


Malcolm Turnbull, Prime Minister of Australia (salary)

> Annual salary in national currency: 517,504 Australian dollars
> Time in office: 6 months
> GDP per capita: $46,550

Barack Obama, President of the United States (salary)

> Annual salary in national currency: $400,000
> Time in office: 7 years 1 month
> GDP per capita: $54,370

Johann Schieder-Ammann, President of Switzerland (salary)

> Annual salary in national currency: 445,163 francs
> Time in office: 2 months
> GDP per capita: $58,149

Leung Chun-ying, Hong Kong (salary)

> Annual salary in national currency: 4.5 million Hong Kong dollars
> Time in office: 3 years 8 months
> GDP per capita: $55,097

Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore (salary)

> Annual salary in national currency: 2.4 million Singapore dollars
> Time in office: 11 years 7 months
> GDP per capita: $83,066

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