Australia Minimum Weekly Wage  2007-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The Fair Work Commission increased Australia's minimum wage by 3.5 percent to AUD 719.2 a week starting on July 1st, 2018, citing a healthy national economy and labour market. The 3.5 percent increase is well above the 1.9 percent rate of inflation, meaning a real rise in wages of 1.6 percent for Australia’s lowest paid workers. Minimum Wages in Australia averaged 615.17 AUD/week from 2007 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 719.20 AUD/week in 2018 and a record low of 522.12 AUD/week in 2007.

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Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.40 5.60 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12518.30 12506.26 12518.30 5997.85 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 714.61 741.45 959.90 364.54 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 32648.00 -9650.00 72447.00 -73072.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment -20600.00 28000.00 79800.00 -81000.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 12000.00 18400.00 99100.00 -75000.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.50 65.60 65.80 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.60 12.50 20.10 7.60 percent [+]
Productivity 100.90 100.20 104.21 58.20 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 101.10 101.20 102.50 45.40 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 234.20 220.80 234.20 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 175660.00 178636.00 258085.00 69799.00 [+]
Wages 1191.50 1179.00 1191.50 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.10 2.10 4.30 1.90 percent [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1309.40 1309.40 1309.40 333.00 AUD/Week [+]
Minimum Wages 719.20 694.90 719.20 522.12 AUD/week [+]
Population 24.70 24.13 24.70 10.39 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.50 65.50 65.50 62.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.50 65.50 65.50 65.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 3420.00 3440.00 3460.00 3420.00 AUD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 2420.00 2430.00 2440.00 2420.00 AUD/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 2440.00 2660.00 2660.00 2440.00 AUD/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 6110.00 6250.00 6250.00 6110.00 AUD/Month [+]
Employment Rate 61.90 61.90 62.90 54.00 percent [+]


Australia Minimum Weekly Wage

This page provides - Australia Minimum Wages - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Australia Minimum Weekly Wage - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
719.20 694.90 719.20 522.12 2007 - 2018 AUD/week Yearly




minimum wages by Country
Country Last
Australia 719.20 Jul/18
Brazil 954.00 Jul/18
Canada 14.00 Dec/18
China 2420.00 Apr/18
France 1498.47 Jun/18
Germany 8.84 Jan/18
Indonesia 3.60 Jan/18
Japan 848.00 Dec/18
Mexico 88.36 Jun/18
Netherlands 1578.00 Jun/18
Russia 11163.00 May/18
South Korea 7530.00 Dec/18
Spain 858.55 Jun/18
Turkey 2029.50 Jun/18
United Kingdom 7.83 Apr/18
United States 7.25 Dec/18


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