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Sri Lanka Wages: Minimum and Average

Sri Lanka Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 12500 LKR/Month | 34.283 USD/Month 2022


Latest data on Minimum Wages (LKR/Month)

Minimum Wages
                     Sri Lanka - Historical Data (LKR/Month)

What is minimum wage in Sri Lanka?

  • Minimum Wages in Sri Lanka remained unchanged at 12500 LKR/Month (34.283 USD/Month) in 2022. The maximum rate of minimum wage for employees was 10000 LKR/Month and minimum was 10000 LKR/Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (LKR/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
12500 2022 30.06.2022
10000 2021 23.02.2021
10000 2019 03.05.2020
10000 2018 22.08.2018
10000 2017 21.06.2018


Historical Chart by prime ministers (LKR/Month)

Minimum Wages in Sri Lanka by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Sri Lanka

Index Updated Actual Previous
Unemployment Rate 2Q/22 4.6 % 4.3
Labor Force Participation Rate 2Q/22 50.1 % 51.2
Living Wage Individual 2018 156.285 USD/Month 156.285
Wages High Skilled 2018 308.81 USD/Month 326.533
Wages Low Skilled  2018 115.468 USD/Month 126.209

Minimum Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2022 78.481 USD/Month 78.481
Kyrgyzstan 2022 23.327 USD/Month 23.327
Cambodia 2022 194 USD/Month 192
China 2022 364.093 USD/Month 364.093
Israel 2022 1574.895 USD/Month 1545.73
South Korea 2022 1115.777 USD/Month 1062.181
Taiwan 2022 818.375 USD/Month 777.861
Vietnam 2022 189.848 USD/Month 179.301
Armenia 2022 171.349 USD/Month 171.349
Hong Kong 2022 769.231 USD/Month 769.231
Indonesia 2022 294.936 USD/Month 280.952
Japan 2022 1107.621 USD/Month 1071.892
Kazakhstan 2022 127.812 USD/Month 90.534
Malaysia 2019 267.96 USD/Month 247.49
Philippines 2022 11970 USD/Month 11277
Qatar 2022 274.725 USD/Month 274.725
Sri Lanka 2022 34.283 USD/Month 34.283
Thailand 2022 210.695 USD/Month 199.982
Oman 2022 845.166 USD/Month 845.166
Azerbaijan 2022 176.471 USD/Month 147.059