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NMW Sri Lanka 2020

Sri Lanka repeats minimum wage

In 2020, 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 93 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 Sri Lanka. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2020 and see all the information about this country in Sri Lanka economy.

Sri Lanka - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
January 202012,500.069.0 $60.0 €
December 201969.9 $
January 201912,500.068.5 $63.3 €
December 201876.9 $
January 201812,500.081.8 $68.2 €
December 201782.0 $
January 201712,500.083.6 $79.4 €
December 201685.9 $
January 201612,500.087.0 $79.7 €
December 200951.2 $
January 20095,888.052.2 $37.4 €
December 200848.8 $
January 20085,283.048.6 $33.0 €
December 200737.3 $
January 20074,127.038.4 $29.1 €
December 200629.5 $
January 20063,063.030.0 $25.4 €
December 200530.0 $
January 20053,010.028.8 $21.1 €
December 200429.1 $
January 20042,949.030.5 $24.1 €
December 200328.3 $
January 20032,729.028.2 $26.9 €
December 200227.7 $
January 20022,646.028.4 $32.3 €
December 200128.0 $
January 20012,504.030.3 $33.7 €
December 200028.9 $
January 20002,227.031.0 $30.7 €
December 199930.2 $
January 19992,132.031.5 $
December 199831.1 $
January 19982,003.032.7 $
December 199731.4 $
January 19971,853.032.7 $
December 199632.4 $
January 19961,790.033.1 $
Sri Lanka - Minimum wages