The gross minimum wage in Turkey increased to TRY 2558.4 per month in 2019 from TRY 2029.5 per month in 2018. Also, the net minimum wage rose 26 percent to TRY 2020.90 per month from TRY 1603.12 per month in the previous year. Minimum Wages in Turkey averaged 613.58 TRY/Month from 1990 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 2558.40 TRY/Month in the second quarter of 2019 and a record low of 1.50 TRY/Month in the fourth quarter of 1992.

Minimum Wages in Turkey is expected to be 2558.40 TRY/Month by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Minimum Wages in Turkey to stand at 2558.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Turkey Gross Minimum Monthly Wage is projected to trend around 3480.00 TRY/Month in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Turkey Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 12.30 11.60 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 28314.00 28870.00 29318.00 18493.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 3981.00 3788.00 3985.00 1773.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 53.40 53.60 53.60 43.90 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.50 2.30 3.20 1.60 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 23.60 22.30 28.60 11.00 percent [+]
Labour Costs 166.66 153.67 166.66 56.26 Index Points [+]
Wages 2207.00 1512.00 2207.00 1103.00 TRY/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 166.50 162.01 166.50 25.97 Index Points [+]
Minimum Wages 2558.40 2558.40 2558.40 1.50 TRY/Month [+]
Population 80.81 79.81 80.81 28.23 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 58.00 58.00 58.00 58.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1380.00 1380.00 1380.00 1380.00 TRY/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 2830.00 2830.00 2830.00 2830.00 TRY/Month [+]
Part Time Employment 2500.70 2946.30 3084.10 1309.60 Thousand [+]
Living Wage Family 3190.00 3070.00 3190.00 2970.00 TRY/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1930.00 1820.00 1930.00 1750.00 TRY/Month [+]
Full Time Employment 25938.10 25328.80 25938.10 16911.50 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 47.00 47.40 47.90 38.90 percent [+]


Turkey Gross Minimum Monthly Wage

In Turkey, minimum monthly wage refers to national minimum wage, which is fixed at an hourly, weekly or monthly rate and it is enforced by law (the government). The national minimum wage usually applies to all employees, or at least to a large majority of employees in the country. More than one third of Turkey's 30 million-strong labour force is paid the minimum wage. Gross wages are reported. This page provides the latest reported value for - Turkey Minimum Monthly Wage - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Turkey Gross Minimum Monthly Wage - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2558.40 2558.40 2558.40 1.50 1990 - 2019 TRY/Month Quarterly




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Argentina 11300.00 Feb/19
Australia 719.20 Jul/18
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Canada 15.00 Dec/19
China 2420.00 Apr/18
France 1521.22 Dec/19
Germany 9.19 Jan/19
Indonesia 3.94 Jan/19
Japan 874.00 Oct/18
Mexico 102.68 Jan/19
Netherlands 1615.80 Jun/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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