In 2013, the national minimum wage in Venezuela remained fixed at 525.8 € per month, that is 6,310 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.
If we look at the minimum salary in Venezuelan bolivar fuerte, which is the official currency in Venezuela, we can see that, this year, it was 2,973 Venezuelan bolivar fuerte and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 925 Venezuelan bolivar fuerte per month from the previous year, 45.17%. This increase is greater than the CPI of 2012 which was 20.1%, so workers have gained buying power in the last year.
If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Venezuela is in 24 nd place of the 95 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 Venezuela. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2013 and see all the information about this country in Venezuela economy.