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NMW Kuwait 2019

The national minimum wage in Kuwait remained fixed

In 2019, the national minimum wage in Kuwait remained fixed at 215.7 € per month, that is 2,588 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.

If we look at the minimum salary in Kuwaiti dinars, which is the official currency in Kuwait, we can see that, this year, it was 75 Kuwaiti dinars and accordingly, the national minimum wage has remained stable so workers have lost purchasing power in the last year.

If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Kuwait is in 64 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 Kuwait. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2019 and see all the information about this country in Kuwait economy.

Kuwait - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
January 201975.0247.1 $215.7 €
December 2018248.4 $
January 201875.0248.6 $207.3 €
December 2017247.2 $
January 201775.0245.1 $232.5 €
December 2011217.4 $
January 201160.0213.8 $161.0 €
December 2010209.4 $
January 201060.0209.2 $145.2 €
Kuwait - Minimum wages
Kuwait - Minimum wages