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NMW New Zealand 2019

Lower national minimum wage this year in New Zealand

In 2019, the national minimum wage in New Zealand remained fixed at 166.7 € per month, that is 2,000 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.

If we look at the minimum salary in New Zealand dollars, which is the official currency in New Zealand, we can see that, this year, it was 284.3 New Zealand dollars and accordingly, the national minimum wage has fallen 2,521.5 New Zealand dollars per month, so workers have lost purchasing power in the last year.

If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, New Zealand is in 69 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 New Zealand. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2019 and see all the information about this country in New Zealand economy.

New Zealand - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
2019284.3190.8 $166.7 €
20182,805.81,991.3 $1,665.2 €
20172,708.31,884.5 $1,786.7 €
20162,621.71,793.7 $1,646.5 €
20152,535.01,976.3 $1,632.9 €
20142,448.32,014.7 $1,460.7 €
20132,372.51,961.4 $1,478.7 €
20122,318.31,809.5 $1,385.2 €
20112,242.51,723.8 $1,303.8 €
20102,199.21,595.5 $1,110.5 €
20092,145.01,247.3 $886.7 €
20082,047.51,572.1 $1,076.3 €
20071,906.71,343.4 $1,018.3 €
20061,746.31,195.4 $1,011.2 €
20051,627.81,172.5 $862.6 €
20041,538.31,008.7 $799.4 €
20031,453.6761.5 $727.7 €
20021,375.8572.5 $648.5 €
20011,330.2588.3 $629.8 €
20001,291.8673.0 $667.3 €
19991,213.3641.3 $
19981,213.0707.2 $
19971,213.0857.8 $
New Zealand - Minimum wages
New Zealand - Minimum wages