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NMW Lebanon 2019

The national minimum wage in Lebanon remained fixed

In 2019, the national minimum wage in Lebanon remained fixed at 389.7 € per month, that is 4,676 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.

If we look at the minimum salary in Lebanese pounds, which is the official currency in Lebanon, we can see that, this year, it was 675,000 Lebanese pounds and accordingly, the national minimum wage has remained stable, while the CPI of 2018 which was 6.9%, so workers have lost purchasing power in the last year.

If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Lebanon is in 43 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 Lebanon. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2019 and see all the information about this country in Lebanon economy.

Lebanon - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
January 2019675,000.0445.8 $389.7 €
December 2018447.8 $
January 2018675,000.0445.8 $372.0 €
December 2017447.8 $
January 2017675,000.0445.8 $421.0 €
December 2016447.8 $
January 2016675,000.0445.8 $408.2 €
December 2015447.8 $
January 2015675,000.0445.8 $366.5 €
December 2011331.7 $
January 2011500,000.0330.3 $249.3 €
December 2010331.7 $
January 2010500,000.0
December 2009331.7 $
January 2009500,000.0
December 2008331.7 $
January 2008500,000.0
December 2007199.0 $
January 2007300,000.0
December 2006199.0 $
January 2006300,000.0
December 2005199.0 $
January 2005300,000.0
December 2004199.0 $
January 2004300,000.0
December 2003199.0 $
January 2003300,000.0
December 2002199.0 $
January 2002300,000.0
December 2001199.0 $
January 2001300,000.0
December 2000199.0 $
January 2000300,000.0
December 1999199.0 $
January 1999300,000.0
December 1998197.9 $
January 1998300,000.0
December 1997194.9 $
January 1997300,000.0
December 1996190.9 $
January 1996300,000.0
Lebanon - Minimum wages