Australia's minimum wage will be raised by 3 percent to AUD 740.8 a week starting on July 1st, 2019, a smaller pay increase than the 3.5% enjoyed by workers last year, reflecting a weakening economy and cooling inflation. Minimum Wages in Australia averaged 624.84 AUD/week from 2007 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 740.80 AUD/week in 2019 and a record low of 522.12 AUD/week in 2007.

Minimum Wages in Australia is expected to be 740.00 AUD/week by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Australia Minimum Weekly Wage is projected to trend around 780.00 AUD/week in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.20 5.20 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12908.17 12867.04 12908.17 5997.65 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 712.92 712.13 960.17 364.73 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 6654.00 -23345.00 72524.00 -73157.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment 34474.00 21003.00 74805.00 -80836.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 41127.00 -2342.00 99138.00 -74910.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 66.10 66.00 66.10 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.90 12.10 20.10 7.60 percent [+]
Productivity 100.00 100.00 104.21 55.70 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 105.10 103.90 105.10 44.10 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 243.20 244.90 244.90 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 156977.80 161488.22 258084.89 69798.90 [+]
Wages 1237.90 1225.30 1237.90 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1338.30 1340.30 1340.30 333.00 AUD/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.30 2.30 4.30 1.90 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 740.80 719.20 740.80 522.12 AUD/week [+]
Population 25.18 24.70 25.18 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 2790.00 2920.00 2920.00 2770.00 AUD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1770.00 1820.00 1820.00 1750.00 AUD/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 2710.00 2670.00 2710.00 2670.00 AUD/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 6120.00 6250.00 6250.00 6120.00 AUD/Month [+]
Employment Rate 62.60 62.50 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 September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
740.80 719.20 740.80 522.12 2007 - 2019 AUD/week Yearly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 15625.00 Sep/19
Australia 740.80 Jul/19
Brazil 998.00 Sep/19
Canada 14.00 Dec/19
China 2480.00 Apr/19
France 1521.22 Dec/19
Germany 9.19 Jan/19
India 176.00 Dec/18
Indonesia 3.94 Jan/19
Japan 874.00 Oct/18
Mexico 102.68 Jul/19
Netherlands 1635.60 Dec/19
Russia 11163.00 May/18
South Korea 8350.00 Dec/19
Spain 1050.00 Jun/19
Turkey 2558.40 Dec/19
United Kingdom 8.21 Apr/19
United States 7.25 Dec/19


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