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NMW Turkey 2016

The national minimum wage increase in Turkey

In 2016 , the national minimum wage in Turkey remained fixed at 518.5 € per month, that is 6,222 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.

If we look at the minimum salary in Turkish liras, which is the official currency in Turkey, we can see that, this year, it was 1,647.0 Turkish liras and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 373.5 Turkish liras per month from the previous year, 29.33%. This increase is greater than the CPI of 2015 which was 8.8%, so workers have gained buying power in the last year.

If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Turkey is in 27 nd place of the 95 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 Turkey. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2016 and see all the information about this country in Turkey economy.

Turkey - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
January 20161,647.0563.9 $518.5 €
June 20151,273.5478.6 $425.2 €
January 20151,201.5515.9 $424.3 €
June 20141,134.0541.7 $391.5 €
January 20141,071.0502.3 $361.8 €
June 20131,021.5541.7 $405.2 €
January 2013978.6549.2 $415.5 €
June 2012940.5509.8 $411.9 €
January 2012886.5468.2 $362.8 €
June 2011837.0526.5 $356.2 €
January 2011796.5516.8 $384.9 €
June 2010760.5484.3 $392.0 €
January 2010729.0489.0 $338.3 €
June 2009693.4450.8 $320.8 €
January 2009666.0436.6 $309.9 €
June 2008638.7528.0 $330.5 €
January 2008608.4523.5 $354.3 €
June 2007585.0443.3 $329.8 €
January 2007562.5399.2 $301.8 €
January 2006531.0394.8 $333.5 €
January 2005488.7266.2 €
June 2004444.2246.0 €
January 2004423.0238.8 €
January 2003306.0176.1 €
June 2002250.9159.0 €
January 2002222.0174.9 €
June 2001167.9157.4 €
January 2001140.0224.2 €
June 2000118.8201.1 €
January 2000109.8201.6 €
June 199993.6215.2 €
January 199978.1213.5 €
Turkey - Minimum wages