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NMW Brazil 2019

The national minimum wage increase in Brazil

In 2019, the national minimum wage in Brazil remained fixed at 224.6 € per month, that is 2,695 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.

If we look at the minimum salary in Brazilian reals, which is the official currency in Brazil, we can see that, this year, it was 998 Brazilian reals and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 44 Brazilian reals per month from the previous year, 4.61%. This increase is greater than the CPI of 2018 which was 3.4%, so workers have gained buying power in the last year.

If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Brazil is in 59 nd place, so it is among the countries with the lowest minimum salary of the 98 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 Brazil. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2019 and see all the information about this country in Brazil economy.

Brazil - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
2019998.0257.2 $224.6 €
2018954.0288.4 $240.1 €
2017937.0288.0 $273.1 €
2016880.0222.3 $204.1 €
2015788.0296.7 $244.7 €
2014724.0306.7 $222.3 €
2013678.0331.1 $250.8 €
2012622.0333.9 $257.5 €
2011544.2327.2 $245.4 €
2010510.0292.7 $203.1 €
2009460.8199.2 $142.1 €
2008409.2230.0 $158.0 €
2007372.5174.5 $132.6 €
2006337.5144.6 $122.7 €
2005286.7108.0 $79.2 €
2004253.387.5 $69.0 €
2003230.065.0 $62.0 €
2002195.084.3 $95.1 €
2001172.888.5 $95.4 €
2000147.382.4 $80.7 €
1999134.0111.0 $
1998130.0116.4 $
1997120.0115.5 $
1996112.0115.3 $
1995100.0
199470.0
Brazil - Minimum wages
Brazil - Minimum wages