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NMW Sri Lanka 2022

Sri Lanka repeats minimum wage

In 2022, the national minimum wage in Sri Lanka remained fixed at €60 per month, that is 720 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.

If we look at the minimum salary in Sri Lankan rupees, which is the official currency in Sri Lanka, we can see that, this year, it was 12,500 Sri Lankan rupees 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, Sri Lanka is in 107 nd place, so it is among the countries with the lowest minimum salary of the 121 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 Sri Lanka. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2022 and see all the information about this country in Sri Lanka economy.

Sri Lanka - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
202212,500.0$39.8€60.0
202112,500.0$62.9€60.0
202012,500.0$67.4€60.0
201912,500.0$69.9€63.3
201812,500.0$76.9€68.2
201712,500.0$82.0€79.4
201612,500.0$85.9€79.7
20095,888.0$51.2€37.4
20085,283.0$48.8€33.0
20074,127.0$37.3€29.1
20063,063.0$29.5€25.4
20053,010.0$30.0€21.1
20042,949.0$29.1€24.1
20032,729.0$28.3€26.9
20022,646.0$27.7€32.3
20012,504.0$28.0€33.7
20002,227.0$28.9€30.7
19992,132.0$30.2
19982,003.0$31.1
19971,853.0$31.4
19961,790.0$32.4
Sri Lanka - Minimum wages