In 2021, the national minimum wage in Brazil remained fixed at 172.6 € per month, that is 2,071 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 1,100 Brazilian reals and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 55 Brazilian reals per month from the previous year, 5.26%. This increase is less than the CPI of 2020 which was 5.5%,and so workers, despite the raise, have lost buying power in the last year.
If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Brazil is in 72 nd place, so it is among the countries with the lowest minimum salary of the 100 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 2021 and see all the information about this country in Brazil economy.