In 2016, the national minimum wage in Canada remained fixed at 1,261.4 € per month, that is 15,137 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.
If we look at the minimum salary in Canadian dollars, which is the official currency in Canada, we can see that, this year, it was 1,906.7 Canadian dollars and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 55.5 Canadian dollars per month from the previous year, 3%. This increase is greater than the CPI of 2015 which was 1.6%, so workers have gained buying power in the last year.
If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Canada is in 9 nd place of the 96 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 Canada. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2016 and see all the information about this country in Canada economy.