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NMW Colombia 2018

The national minimum wage increase in Colombia

In 2018, the national minimum wage in Colombia remained fixed at 220.3 € per month, that is 2,644 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.

If we look at the minimum salary in Colombian pesos, which is the official currency in Colombia, we can see that, this year, it was 781,242 Colombian pesos and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 43,525 Colombian pesos per month from the previous year, 5.9%. This increase is greater than the CPI of 2017 which was 4.1%, so workers have gained buying power in the last year.

If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Colombia is in 62 nd place, so it is among the countries with the lowest minimum salary of the 97 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 Colombia. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2018 and see all the information about this country in Colombia economy.

Colombia - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
2018781,242.0262.9 $220.3 €
2017737,717.0245.9 $233.2 €
2016689,454.0218.9 $201.1 €
2015644,350.0269.3 $221.8 €
2014616,000.0320.4 $232.0 €
2013589,500.0332.8 $252.9 €
2012566,700.0291.7 $224.7 €
2011535,600.0269.2 $208.6 €
2010515,000.0251.9 $175.6 €
2009496,900.0226.1 $159.3 €
2008461,500.0232.2 $159.9 €
2007433,700.0194.9 $148.1 €
2006408,000.0178.8 $151.2 €
2005381,500.0158.2 $116.3 €
2004358,000.0128.7 $103.0 €
2003332,000.0116.3 $111.6 €
2002309,000.0134.3 $152.4 €
2001286,000.0129.1 $138.7 €
2000260,100.0138.8 $138.2 €
1999236,460.0156.9 $
1998203,826.0157.8 $
1997172,005.0171.1 $
1996142,125.0143.9 $
1995118,934.0143.0 $
199498,700.0121.9 $
199381,510.0111.7 $
199265,190.0103.0 $
199151,716.0
199041,025.0
198932,560.0
198825,637.0
198720,510.0
198616,811.0
198513,558.0
198411,298.0
Colombia - Minimum wages