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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 26 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. NMWNMW
20161,647.0518.5 €
20151,273.5425.2 €
20151,201.5424.3 €
20141,134.0391.5 €
20141,071.0361.8 €
20131,021.5405.2 €
2013978.6415.5 €
2012940.5411.9 €
2012886.5362.8 €
2011837.0356.2 €
2011796.5384.9 €
2010760.5392.0 €
2010729.0338.3 €
2009693.4320.8 €
2009666.0309.9 €
2008638.7330.5 €
2008608.4354.3 €
2007585.0329.8 €
2007562.5301.8 €
2006531.0333.5 €
2005488.7266.2 €
2004444.2246.0 €
2004423.0238.8 €
2003306.0176.1 €
2002250.9159.0 €
2002222.0174.9 €
2001167.9157.4 €
2001140.0224.2 €
2000118.8201.1 €
2000109.8201.6 €
199993.6215.2 €
199978.1213.5 €
Turkey - Minimum wages