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Papua New Guinea Wages: Minimum and Average

Papua New Guinea Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 141 PGK/Week | 160.446 USD/Month 3Q/21


Latest data on Minimum Wages (PGK/Week)

Minimum Wages
                     Papua New Guinea - Historical Data (PGK/Week)

What is minimum wage in Papua New Guinea?

  • Minimum Wages in Papua New Guinea remained unchanged at 141 PGK/Week (160.446 USD/Month) in the third quarter of 2021. The maximum rate of minimum wage for employees was 141 PGK/Week and minimum was 22.96 PGK/Week.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (PGK/Week) by years

Data
Period
Date
141 3Q/21 14.02.2022
141 1Q/21 28.10.2021
141 4Q/20 02.06.2021
141 3Q/20 22.02.2021
141 2Q/20 30.11.2020
141 3Q/19 24.02.2020
140 2Q/19 29.10.2019
140.8 3Q/18 11.02.2019


Historical Chart by governors (PGK/Week)

Minimum Wages in Papua New Guinea by governors

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Robert Dadae 28.02.2017 - 140.0000 140.0000 140.0000 140.0000 0.00%
Michael Ogio 25.02.2011 - 28.02.2017 91.6000 140.0000 140.0000 91.6000 52.84%
Paulias Matane 29.01.2004 - 13.12.2010 37.2000 91.6000 91.6000 37.2000 146.24%

Other labor indicators in Papua New Guinea

Index Updated Actual Previous
Unemployment Rate 2020 2.7 % 2.4

Minimum Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Australia 2021 2193.997 USD/Month 2140.07
New Zealand 2022 2197.745 USD/Month 2073.345
Papua New Guinea 3Q/21 160.446 USD/Month 160.446