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NMW Pakistan 2019

Pakistan rises the national minimum wage

In 2019, the national minimum wage in Pakistan remained fixed at 110.2 € per month, that is 1,322 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.

If we look at the minimum salary in Pakistani Rupees, which is the official currency in Pakistan, we can see that, this year, it was 17,500 Pakistani Rupees and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 2,500 Pakistani Rupees per month from the previous year, 16.67%. This increase is greater than the CPI of 2018 which was 6.2%, so workers have gained buying power in the last year.

If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Pakistan is in 81 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 Pakistan. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2019 and see all the information about this country in Pakistan economy.

Pakistan - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
January 201917,500.0126.0 $110.2 €
December 2018123.1 $
January 201815,000.0135.9 $113.8 €
December 2017142.2 $
January 201715,000.0143.3 $136.1 €
December 2016133.6 $
January 201614,000.0133.7 $122.4 €
December 2015126.5 $
January 201513,000.0129.4 $106.6 €
December 201398.4 $
January 201310,000.0102.7 $77.9 €
December 201285.7 $
January 20128,000.088.9 $68.7 €
December 201181.1 $
January 20117,000.081.6 $61.4 €
December 201082.2 $
January 20107,000.083.1 $57.7 €
December 200973.4 $
January 20096,000.075.9 $54.5 €
December 200885.2 $
January 20086,000.098.0 $66.7 €
December 200775.7 $
January 20074,600.075.5 $57.3 €
December 200649.8 $
January 20063,000.050.1 $42.5 €
December 200550.4 $
January 20053,000.050.7 $37.3 €
December 200442.9 $
January 20042,500.043.7 $35.0 €
December 200343.3 $
January 20032,500.042.7 $40.7 €
December 200241.9 $
January 20022,500.041.1 $46.6 €
December 200140.4 $
January 20012,500.043.1 $46.3 €
December 200028.0 $
January 20001,500.029.0 $28.6 €
Pakistan - Minimum wages