What does your local politician earn?
Chosen to represent the concerns and interests of local people, politicians play a huge part in the day-to-day running of a country.
But how much the average politician gets paid for this role can vary drastically depending on where in the world they live, with some only just about making five figures a year from their basic salaries.
Click or scroll through our gallery to explore the facts and figures behind politicans' salaries in 31 major countries around the globe. All dollar amounts in US dollars, unless otherwise stated.