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NMW Sri Lanka 2019

The national minimum wage in Sri Lanka remained fixed

In 2019, the national minimum wage in Sri Lanka remained fixed at 63.3 € per month, that is 760 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, while the CPI of 2018 which was, 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 90 nd place, so it is among the countries with the lowest minimum salary of the 98 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 2019 and see all the information about this country in Sri Lanka economy.

Sri Lanka - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
201912,500.068.5 $63.3 €
201812,500.081.8 $68.2 €
201712,500.083.6 $79.4 €
201612,500.087.0 $79.7 €
20095,888.052.2 $37.4 €
20085,283.048.6 $33.0 €
20074,127.038.4 $29.1 €
20063,063.030.0 $25.4 €
20053,010.028.8 $21.1 €
20042,949.030.5 $24.1 €
20032,729.028.2 $26.9 €
20022,646.028.4 $32.3 €
20012,504.030.3 $33.7 €
20002,227.031.0 $30.7 €
19992,132.031.5 $
19982,003.032.7 $
19971,853.032.7 $
19961,790.033.1 $
Sri Lanka - Minimum wages