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 5.00 5.30 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12636.31 12630.71 12636.31 5997.89 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 665.75 702.91 959.93 364.59 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment -14698.00 9478.00 73029.00 -73001.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment 20300.00 35200.00 80800.00 -81000.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 5600.00 44600.00 99100.00 -75000.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.40 65.70 65.80 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.40 11.60 20.10 7.60 percent [+]
Productivity 101.80 100.90 104.21 58.20 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 100.60 101.10 102.50 45.40 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 240.90 234.20 240.90 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 175905.00 175637.00 258085.00 69799.00 [+]
Wages 1207.40 1191.50 1207.40 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.30 2.10 4.30 1.90 percent [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1304.50 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 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 62.20 62.20 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 November of 2018.

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




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