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NMW United Kingdom 2021

The minimum wage goes up in United Kingdom

In 2021, the national minimum wage in United Kingdom remained fixed at €1,708.7 per month, that is 20,504 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.

If we look at the minimum salary in British pounds, which is the official currency in United Kingdom, we can see that, this year, it was 1,536.2 British pounds and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 91.5 British pounds per month from the previous year, 6.33%. This increase is greater than the CPI of 2020 which was 0.6%, so workers have gained buying power in the last year.

If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, United Kingdom is in 6 nd place of the 101 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 United Kingdom. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2021 and see all the information about this country in United Kingdom economy.

United Kingdom - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
January 20211,536.2$2,087.2€1,708.7
June 20201,444.7$1,780.4€1,583.3
January 20201,360.2$1,852.1€1,598.7
June 20191,360.2$1,716.5€1,517.1
January 20191,300.0$1,736.1€1,453.3
June 20181,300.0$1,727.6€1,467.2
January 20181,242.0$1,734.4€1,399.9
June 20171,243.0$1,595.8€1,413.6
January 20171,193.0$1,599.8€1,393.4
June 20161,193.0$1,733.4€1,443.4
January 20161,110.0$1,610.8€1,512.4
January 20151,074.0$1,640.8€1,378.9
January 20141,043.0$1,716.2€1,251.1
January 20131,020.0$1,594.6€1,249.9
January 20121,004.0$1,586.0€1,202.0
January 2011978.0$1,567.0€1,136.2
January 2010956.0$1,477.2€1,076.5
January 2009948.0$1,476.8€995.3
January 2008911.0$1,674.7€1,242.2
January 2007883.0$1,766.8€1,315.0
January 2006831.0$1,529.0€1,212.6
January 2005800.0$1,454.6€1,134.7
January 2004743.0$1,360.4€1,054.2
January 2003692.0$1,129.9€1,063.8
January 2002675.0$1,011.7€1,109.3
January 2001610.0$878.1€977.4
January 2000592.0$895.7€952.2
June 1999592.0$949.7€902.0
January 1999592.0$957.8
United Kingdom - Minimum wages
United Kingdom - Minimum wages

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) is a minimum amount per hour that most workers in the UK are entitled to be paid. Find out what the current rates are and where to get help if you think you are being paid below the minimum wage rate.

Here it appears in a monthly rate to be compared with other countries.