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NMW Canada 2020

The national minimum wage increase in Canada

In 2020, the national minimum wage in Canada remained fixed at 1,622 € per month, that is 19,464 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 2,367.7 Canadian dollars and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 58.9 Canadian dollars per month from the previous year, 2.55%. This increase is greater than the CPI of 2019 which was 2.3%, 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 7 nd place 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 Canada. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2020 and see all the information about this country in Canada economy.

Canada - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
January 20202,367.71,826.7 $1,622.0 €
December 20191,456.9 $
January 20192,308.81,692.2 $1,479.5 €
December 20181,471.7 $
January 20182,227.31,779.5 $1,481.0 €
December 20171,436.1 $
January 20171,970.81,467.9 $1,389.1 €
December 20161,373.0 $
January 20161,906.71,377.8 $1,261.4 €
December 20151,396.1 $
January 20151,851.21,595.7 $1,316.4 €
December 20141,569.0 $
January 20141,802.71,694.7 $1,228.7 €
December 20131,598.5 $
January 20131,757.61,765.0 $1,337.9 €
December 20121,607.8 $
January 20121,729.91,701.3 $1,309.0 €
December 20111,533.1 $
January 20111,672.71,671.2 $1,255.6 €
December 20101,346.1 $
January 20101,620.71,549.3 $1,071.3 €
December 20091,214.7 $
January 20091,537.51,256.1 $904.5 €
December 20081,258.9 $
January 20081,447.31,464.8 $1,001.7 €
December 20071,291.4 $
January 20071,358.91,166.3 $889.3 €
December 20061,183.9 $
January 20061,317.31,130.2 $959.8 €
December 20051,076.4 $
January 20051,263.61,050.0 $769.7 €
December 2004972.1 $
January 20041,225.5948.3 $754.9 €
December 2003875.1 $
January 20031,201.2760.3 $725.8 €
December 2002775.6 $
January 20021,185.6744.5 $842.2 €
December 2001774.8 $
January 20011,171.7781.4 $839.1 €
December 2000802.5 $
January 20001,156.1801.0 $791.4 €
December 1999802.3 $
January 19991,147.5749.7 $
December 1998803.5 $
January 19981,192.0829.8 $
December 1997854.4 $
January 19971,183.0863.8 $
December 1996861.0 $
January 19961,174.0860.0 $
December 1995840.1 $
January 19951,153.0821.8 $
Canada - Minimum wages
Canada - Minimum wages