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NMW India 2013

The national minimum wage in India remained fixed

In 2013, the national minimum wage in India remained fixed at 41.2 € per month, that is 494 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.

If we look at the minimum salary in Indian rupees, which is the official currency in India, we can see that, this year, it was 2,990 Indian rupees and accordingly, the national minimum wage has remained stable, while the CPI of 2012 which was 11%, so workers have lost purchasing power in the last year.

If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, India is in 92 nd place, so it is among the countries with the lowest minimum salary of the 95 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 India. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2013 and see all the information about this country in India economy.

India - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
January 20132,990.054.5 $41.2 €
December 201256.0 $
January 20122,990.056.4 $43.5 €
December 201164.1 $
January 20112,990.066.7 $50.0 €
December 201056.9 $
January 20102,600.056.0 $38.8 €
December 200953.7 $
January 20092,600.053.5 $38.6 €
December 200847.8 $
January 20082,080.052.8 $36.0 €
December 200741.5 $
January 20071,716.038.9 $29.5 €
December 200637.9 $
January 20061,716.038.2 $32.3 €
December 200538.9 $
January 20051,716.039.7 $29.0 €
December 200437.9 $
January 20041,716.037.7 $29.8 €
December 200327.9 $
January 20031,300.027.1 $25.9 €
December 200226.7 $
January 20021,300.026.9 $30.6 €
December 200124.8 $
January 20011,170.025.0 $26.9 €
December 200026.0 $
January 20001,170.026.9 $26.8 €
India - Minimum wages