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NMW Turkey 2021

Turkey rises the national minimum wage

In 2021, the national minimum wage in Turkey remained fixed at 392.6 € per month, that is 4,711 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.

If we look at the minimum salary in Turkish liras, which is the official currency in Turkey, we can see that, this year, it was 3,577.5 Turkish liras and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 634.5 Turkish liras per month from the previous year, 21.56%. This increase is greater than the CPI of 2020 which was 14.6%, so workers have gained buying power in the last year.

If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Turkey is in 42 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 Turkey. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2021 and see all the information about this country in Turkey economy.

Turkey - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
January 20213,577.5481.8 $392.6 €
December 2020419.9 $
January 20202,943.0495.0 $440.3 €
December 2019450.9 $
January 20192,558.4485.9 $422.3 €
December 2018420.3 $
January 20182,029.5532.1 $446.4 €
December 2017487.2 $
January 20171,777.5502.8 $479.5 €
December 2016545.3 $
January 20161,647.0565.9 $518.5 €
December 2015468.2 $
June 20151,273.5479.5 $425.2 €
January 20151,201.5517.7 $424.3 €
December 2014518.2 $
June 20141,134.0541.5 $391.5 €
January 20141,071.0501.4 $361.8 €
December 2013536.6 $
June 20131,021.5546.9 $405.2 €
January 2013978.6547.7 $415.5 €
December 2012523.7 $
June 2012940.5512.5 $411.9 €
January 2012886.5463.9 $362.8 €
December 2011499.7 $
June 2011837.0523.9 $356.2 €
January 2011796.5514.0 $384.9 €
December 2010506.0 $
June 2010760.5489.0 $392.0 €
January 2010729.0483.0 $338.3 €
December 2009447.4 $
June 2009693.4442.8 $320.8 €
January 2009666.0439.3 $309.9 €
December 2008490.7 $
June 2008638.7524.2 $330.5 €
January 2008608.4521.1 $354.3 €
December 2007449.0 $
June 2007585.0440.4 $329.8 €
January 2007562.5397.1 $301.8 €
December 2006371.7 $
January 2006531.0394.4 $333.5 €
December 2005363.7 $
January 2005488.70 $266.2 €
December 2004311.6 $
June 2004444.20 $246.0 €
January 2004423.00 $238.8 €
December 2003203.9 $
January 2003306.00 $176.1 €
December 2002166.5 $
June 2002250.90 $159.0 €
January 2002222.00 $174.9 €
December 2001137.0 $
June 2001167.90 $157.4 €
January 2001140.00 $224.2 €
December 2000190.0 $
June 2000118.80 $201.1 €
January 2000109.80 $201.6 €
December 1999223.5 $
June 199993.60 $215.2 €
January 199978.10 $213.5 €
Turkey - Minimum wages
Turkey - Minimum wages