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. This page provides - Australia Minimum Wages - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Australia Minimum Weekly Wage - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on May of 2020. source: Fair Work Commission

Minimum Wages in Australia is expected to reach 760.00 AUD/week by the end of 2020, 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 2021, according to our econometric models.

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Australia Minimum Weekly Wage

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

Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.20 5.20 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12418.71 13017.61 13017.61 5997.64 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 823.28 718.83 960.16 364.69 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment -373766.00 10141.00 72828.00 -373766.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment -220500.00 -9500.00 74800.00 -220500.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change -594300.00 700.00 99100.00 -594300.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.50 66.00 66.20 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 13.80 11.50 20.10 7.60 percent [+]
Labour Costs 104.70 104.10 104.70 43.30 points [+]
Productivity 100.20 100.00 104.21 55.70 points [+]
Job Vacancies 226.50 237.10 244.90 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 63806.00 136106.00 258085.47 63806.00 [+]
Wages 1257.00 1237.90 1257.00 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1350.60 1338.30 1350.60 333.00 AUD/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.10 2.20 4.30 1.90 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 740.80 719.20 740.80 522.12 AUD/week [+]
Population 25.60 25.18 25.60 10.39 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.00 65.50 66.00 62.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.00 65.50 66.00 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 59.60 62.50 62.90 54.00 percent [+]