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NMW Tunisia 2012

Tunisia rises the national minimum wage

In 2012, the national minimum wage in Tunisia remained fixed at 133.6 € per month, that is 1,603 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.

If we look at the minimum salary in Tunisian dinars, which is the official currency in Tunisia, we can see that, this year, it was 259 Tunisian dinars and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 13 Tunisian dinars per month from the previous year, 5.28%. This increase is greater than the CPI of 2011 which was 4.2%, so workers have gained buying power in the last year.

If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Tunisia is in 63 nd place, so it is among the countries with the lowest minimum salary of the 92 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 Tunisia. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2012 and see all the information about this country in Tunisia economy.

Tunisia - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
January 2012259.0172.6 $133.6 €
December 2011174.7 $
January 2011246.0171.1 $128.0 €
December 2010164.2 $
January 2010235.0178.4 $123.8 €
December 2009166.6 $
January 2009225.0171.8 $122.2 €
December 2008181.0 $
January 2008223.0182.7 $124.1 €
December 2007166.2 $
January 2007213.0164.2 $124.6 €
December 2006154.8 $
January 2006206.0151.1 $127.9 €
December 2005154.2 $
January 2005200.0166.8 $122.2 €
December 2004156.6 $
January 2004195.0
December 2003146.7 $
January 2003189.0
December 2002128.0 $
January 2002182.0
December 2001122.3 $
January 2001176.0
December 2000123.3 $
January 2000169.0
December 1999138.3 $
January 1999164.0
December 1998137.9 $
January 1998157.0
December 1997139.3 $
January 1997154.0
December 1996151.0 $
January 1996147.0
December 1995148.0 $
January 1995140.0
Tunisia - Minimum wages
Tunisia - Minimum wages