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 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.

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 12868.20 12826.00 12868.20 5997.66 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 704.70 707.00 960.05 364.68 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 39837.00 43374.00 72829.00 -73123.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment 2426.00 -285.00 74800.00 -80829.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 42264.00 43089.00 99144.00 -74898.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 66.00 65.80 66.00 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.90 11.80 20.10 7.60 percent [+]
Productivity 99.90 100.20 104.21 55.70 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 103.80 103.60 103.80 44.10 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 244.90 242.90 244.90 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 152689.09 166608.28 258084.63 69799.00 [+]
Wages 1225.30 1207.40 1225.30 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1340.30 1304.50 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 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 62.40 62.40 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 June 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 12500.00 Jun/19
Australia 740.80 Jul/19
Brazil 998.00 Jun/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/17
Indonesia 3.94 Jan/19
Japan 874.00 Oct/18
Mexico 102.68 May/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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