Labour Law | Minimum Wages, 2021 around the world

The brief discusses minimum wages across the Countries.

Minimum Wage 2021


Countries 2021 Source
United Kingdom  The National Living Wage will increase by 2.2 per cent from £8.72 to £8.91, and will be extended to 23 and 24 year olds for the first time HERE
South Africa  The National Minimum Wage (NMW) will increase to R21.69 per hour from 1 March. HERE
Australia  From 1 February 2021, new minimum wages in the retail, accommodation, food services and a range of other industries increase by 1.75%.
Note: As of 1 July 2020 the national minimum wage is $19.84 per hour or $753.80 per week.
UAE  United Arab Emirates does not have a minimum wage
Saudi Arabia  Saudi Arabia’s yearly minimum wage is $7,585.00 in International Currency HERE


States Wages per day, until March, 2021 Source (w.r.t State’s Labour Ministry)
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Unskilled- Rs. 490/-
Semi-skilled- Rs. 547/-
skilled/ clerical- Rs. 632/-
Highly Skilled- Rs. 690/-
Notification No. F.No. 16/1/MW/2019-20/LC&DET/23 dated 07.01.2021
Andhra Pradesh Unskilled- Rs.4000/- to Rs. 5000/-
Semi-skilled-  Rs.4250/- to Rs. 6500/-
Skilled- Rs. 4500 to Rs. 7000/-
Highly Skilled- Rs. 7500/-
Notification No. J/1434/2020 dated 30.09.2020
Arunachal Pradesh Unskilled- Rs. 200/-
Semi-Skilled- Rs. 210/-
Highly Skilled- Rs. 220/-
Notification No. LAB/MW- 22/2016 dated 01.07.2016
Assam Unskilled- Rs. 287.73/-
Semi Skilled- Rs. 335.69/-
Skilled- Rs. 419.63/-
Highly Skilled- Rs.  539.50/-
Notification No. GLR.503/81/Pt.I/141 dated 07.11.2020
Bihar Unskilled- Rs. 292/-
Semi Skilled- Rs. 304/-
Skilled- Rs. 370/-
Highly Skilled- Rs. 451/-
Notification No. F.:/ MW. V.D.A dated 01.10.2020
Chandigarh Unskilled- Rs. 424/-
Semi-skilled- Rs. 430/-
Skilled- Rs. 444/-
Notification No. ST/(CPI)/2020-21/108 dated 27.01.2021
Chhattisgarh Unskilled- Rs. 344/-
Semi Skilled- Rs. 369/-
Skilled- Rs. 399/-
Highly Skilled- Rs. 429/-
Dadra and Nagar Haveli Unskilled- Rs. 324.50/-
Semi-skilled- Rs. 332.50/-
Skilled- Rs. 340.50/-
Notification No. LE/LI/ DMN/MWA-3(II)2020/150 dated 10.07.2020, UT Administration of Dadra and Nagar Haveli & Daman & Diu
Daman and Diu Unskilled- Rs. 324.50/-
Semi-skilled- Rs. 332.50/-
Skilled- Rs. 340.50/-
 Notification No. LE/LI/ DMN/MWA-3(II)2020/150 dated 10.07.2020, UT Administration of Dadra and Nagar Haveli & Daman & Diu
Delhi Unskilled- Rs. 596/-
Semi Skilled- Rs. 657/-
Skilled- Rs. 723/-
Notification No. F.No. 12(142)/02/MW/VII/Partfile/3786-3809 dated 07.12.2020, Government of NCT of Delhi, Labour Department
Goa Unskilled                     Rs. 307/-
Semi-skilled                Rs. 368/-
skilled                           Rs. 423/-
Highly Skilled/
Supervisory                Rs. 465/-
Notification No. CLE/PA/MWA-VDA/(10)/2016/969 dated 22.04.2020, Office of Commissioner, Labour & Employment
Gujarat Unskilled- Rs. 332.20/-
Semi Skilled- Rs. 340.20/-
Skilled- Rs. 349.20/-
Haryana Unskilled- Rs. 363.78/-
Semi Skilled- Rs. 401.06/-
Skilled- Rs. 421.12/-
Highly Skilled- Rs. 464.28/-
Himachal Pradesh Unskilled- Rs. 249.47/-
Semi Skilled- Rs. 264.12/-
Skilled- Rs. 319.17/-
Highly Skilled- Rs. 332.12/-
Jammu and Kashmir Unskilled- Rs. 225/-
Skilled- Rs. 350/-
Highly Skilled- Rs. 400/-
Jharkhand Unskilled- Rs. 300.36/-
Semi Skilled- Rs. 314.67/-
Skilled- Rs. 414.80/-
Highly Skilled- Rs. 479.16/-
Karnataka Unskilled- Rs. 435/-
Semi Skilled- Rs. 473/-
Skilled- Rs. 516/-
Highly Skilled- Rs. 562/-
Kerala Unskilled- Rs. 394/-
Semi Skilled- Rs. 405/-
Skilled- Rs.429/-
Madhya Pradesh Unskilled- Rs. 323.08/-
Semi Skilled- Rs. 356.04/-
Skilled- Rs. 409.04/-
Highly Skilled- Rs. 459.04/-
Maharashtra Unskilled- Rs. 381.54/-
Semi Skilled- Rs. 413.69/-
Skilled- Rs. 443.54/-
Manipur Unskilled- Rs. 225/-
Semi Skilled- Rs. 248/-
Skilled- Rs. 273/-
Meghalaya Unskilled- Rs. 343/-
Semi Skilled- Rs. 389/-
Skilled- Rs. 435/-
Highly Skilled- Rs. 480/-
Mizoram Unskilled- Rs. 270/-
Semi Skilled- Rs. 300/-
Skilled- Rs. 370/-
Nagaland Unskilled- Rs. 176/-
Semi Skilled- Rs. 210/-
Skilled- Rs. 235/-
Odisha Unskilled- Rs. 308.05/-
Semi Skilled- Rs. 348.05/-
Skilled- Rs. 398.05/-
Highly Skilled- Rs. 458.05/-
Puducherry Unskilled- Rs. 231.60/-
Semi Skilled- Rs. 260.80/-
Skilled- Rs.271.39/-
Punjab Unskilled- Rs. 338.05/-
Semi Skilled- Rs. 368.05/-
Skilled- Rs. 402.55/-
Highly Skilled- Rs. 442.25/-
Rajasthan Unskilled- Rs. 225/-
Semi Skilled- Rs. 237/-
Skilled- Rs.249/-
Highly Skilled- Rs. 299/-
Sikkim Unskilled- Rs. 300/-
Semi Skilled- Rs. 320/-
Skilled- Rs. 335/-
Highly Skilled- Rs. 365/-
Notification No. S.G.P.G – 440/Com.6/Gazette/100Nos./ dated 15.09.2017 Department of Labour, Government of Sikkim
Tamil Nadu Unskilled- Rs. 353.96/-
Semi Skilled- Rs. 360.81/-
Skilled- Rs. 382.50/-
Telangana Unskilled- Rs. 382.55/-
Semi Skilled- Rs. 405.71/-
Skilled- Rs. 453.98/-
Tripura Unskilled- Rs. 534.47/-
Semi Skilled- Rs. 586.56/-
Skilled- Rs. 656.17/-
Uttar Pradesh Unskilled- Rs. 336.85/-
Semi Skilled- Rs. 370.54/-
Skilled- Rs. 415.04/-
Uttarakhand Unskilled- Rs. 296.36/-
Semi Skilled- Rs. 315.46/-
Skilled- Rs. 335.26/-
West Bengal Unskilled- Rs. 296/-
Semi Skilled- Rs. 371/-
Skilled- Rs. 409/-
Highly Skilled- Rs. 449/-

*Tanvi Singh, Editorial Assistant and Bhumika Indulia, Associate Editor has put this story together.

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