In 2016 , the national minimum wage in United Kingdom remained fixed at 1,529 € per month, that is 18,348 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.
If we look at the minimum salary in British pounds, which is the official currency in United Kingdom, we can see that, this year, it was 1,110 British pounds and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 36 British pounds per month from the previous year, 3.35%. This increase is greater than the CPI of 2015 which was 0.2%, so workers have gained buying power in the last year.
If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, United Kingdom is one of the countries with the highest minimum salary of the 94 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 United Kingdom. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2016 and see all the information about this country in United Kingdom economy.