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NMW Uganda 2018

Uganda repeats minimum wage

In 2018, the national minimum wage in Uganda remained fixed at 1.4 € per month, that is 17 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.

If we look at the minimum salary in Ugandan shillings, which is the official currency in Uganda, we can see that, this year, it was 6,000 Ugandan shillings and accordingly, the national minimum wage has remained stable, while the CPI of 2017 which was 3.3%, so workers have lost purchasing power in the last year.

If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Uganda is in 99 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 Uganda. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2018 and see all the information about this country in Uganda economy.

Uganda - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
January 20186,000.01.7 $1.4 €
December 20171.7 $
January 20176,000.01.7 $1.6 €
December 20161.8 $
January 20166,000.01.8 $1.6 €
December 20151.9 $
January 20156,000.02.2 $1.8 €
December 20142.3 $
January 20146,000.02.4 $1.7 €
December 20132.3 $
January 20136,000.02.2 $1.7 €
December 20122.4 $
January 20126,000.02.4 $1.9 €
December 20112.4 $
January 20116,000.02.6 $2.0 €
December 20102.8 $
January 20106,000.03.2 $2.2 €
December 20093.0 $
January 20096,000.03.1 $2.2 €
December 20083.5 $
January 20086,000.03.5 $2.4 €
December 20073.5 $
January 20076,000.03.5 $2.6 €
December 20063.3 $
January 20066,000.03.3 $2.8 €
December 20053.4 $
January 20056,000.03.5 $2.5 €
December 20043.3 $
January 20046,000.0
December 20033.1 $
January 20036,000.0
December 20023.3 $
January 20026,000.0
December 20013.4 $
January 20016,000.0
December 20003.7 $
January 20006,000.0
December 19994.1 $
January 19996,000.0
December 19984.8 $
January 19986,000.0
December 19975.5 $
January 19976,000.0
December 19965.7 $
January 19966,000.0
December 19956.2 $
January 19956,000.0
Uganda - Minimum wages