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NMW Japan 2015

The minimum wage goes up in Japan

In 2015 , the national minimum wage in Japan remained fixed at 959.9 € per month, that is 11,519 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.

If we look at the minimum salary in Japanese yen, which is the official currency in Japan, we can see that, this year, it was 139,403.3 Japanese yen and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 3,423.3 Japanese yen per month from the previous year, 2.52%. This increase is greater than the CPI of 2014 which was 2.4%, so workers have gained buying power in the last year.

If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Japan is in 14 nd place of the 96 of the list.

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) of a country is the minimum amount (lowest salary) per hour, per day, or per month that employers may legally pay to workers.

In the table that follows we show you the progression of the National Minimum Wage Japan. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2015 and see all the information about this country in Japan economy.

Japan - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
2015139,403.31,155.5 $959.9 €
2014135,980.01,291.4 $939.6 €
2013133,120.01,536.5 $1,171.7 €
2012130,476.71,678.8 $1,302.2 €
2011128,266.71,574.8 $1,180.6 €
2010126,836.71,362.7 $952.5 €
2009124,323.31,369.4 $985.6 €
2008122,286.71,094.7 $741.5 €
2007119,773.31,006.9 $763.2 €
2006117,260.0994.0 $844.2 €
2005116,003.31,129.8 $830.7 €
2004115,396.71,077.2 $854.5 €
2003115,136.7969.6 $925.6 €
2002114,963.3877.3 $996.8 €
2001114,400.01,000.4 $1,070.0 €
2000113,576.71,111.8 $1,105.6 €
1999112,710.0996.7 $
1998112,493.3865.7 $
1997110,413.3953.7 $
1996107,986.71,050.2 $
1995105,906.71,063.3 $
Japan - Minimum wages