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Bangladesh Wages: Minimum and Average

Bangladesh Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 8000 BDT/Month | 72.683 USD/Month 2023
Wages 13258 BDT/ Month | 141.581 USD/Month 2017
Wages High Skilled 9690 BDT/Month | 114.119 USD/Month 2018
Wages Low Skilled  5210 BDT/Month | 61.358 USD/Month 2018


Latest data on Minimum Wages (BDT/Month)

Minimum Wages
                     Bangladesh - Historical Data (BDT/Month)

What is minimum wage in Bangladesh?

  • Minimum Wages in Bangladesh remained unchanged at 8000 BDT/Month (72.683 USD/Month) in 2023. The maximum rate of minimum wage for employees was 8100 BDT/Month and minimum was 5300 BDT/Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Employment Ministry.

Historical Data (BDT/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
8000 2023 14.09.2023
8000 2022 30.06.2022
8100 2020 02.03.2021
8000 2019 14.01.2019
5300 2018 21.08.2018
5300 2017 21.06.2018


Historical Chart by presidents (BDT/Month)

Minimum Wages in Bangladesh by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Abdul Hamid 22.04.2013 - 5300.0000 5300.0000 5300.0000 5300.0000 0.00%


Latest data on Wages (BDT/ Month)

Wages
                     Bangladesh - Historical Data (BDT/ Month)

What is average wage in Bangladesh?

  • Average Wages in Bangladesh increased to 13258 BDT/ Month (141.581 USD/Month) in 2017. The maximum rate of average wage for employees was 13258 BDT/ Month and minimum was 11493 BDT/ Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Bureau of Statistics.

Historical Data (BDT/ Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
13258 2017 21.06.2018


Historical Chart by presidents (BDT/ Month)

Wages in Bangladesh by presidents

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


Latest data on Wages High Skilled (BDT/Month)

Wages High Skilled
                     Bangladesh - Historical Data (BDT/Month)

How much is average wage for high skilled employees in Bangladesh?

  • Average wages for high skilled employees in Bangladesh remained unchanged at 9690 BDT/Month (114.119 USD/Month). The maximum level was 9690 BDT/Month and minimum was 9690 BDT/Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Wageindicator Foundation.

Historical Data (BDT/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
9690 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (BDT/Month)

Wages High Skilled in Bangladesh by presidents

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


Latest data on Wages Low Skilled  (BDT/Month)

Wages Low Skilled 
                     Bangladesh - Historical Data (BDT/Month)

How much is average wage for low skilled employees in Bangladesh?

  • Average wages for low skilled employees in Bangladesh remained unchanged at 5210 BDT/Month (61.358 USD/Month). The maximum level was 5210 BDT/Month and minimum was 5210 BDT/Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Wageindicator Foundation.

Historical Data (BDT/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
5210 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (BDT/Month)

Wages Low Skilled  in Bangladesh by presidents

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

Other labor indicators in Bangladesh

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2022 59 59
Unemployment Rate 2022 4.7 % 5.1
Living Wage Individual 2018 95.158 USD/Month 95.276

Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2017 141.581 USD/Month 137.726
Kyrgyzstan Jul/23 372.046 USD/Month 397.056
Mongolia 2Q/23 663.775 USD/Month 643.054
Tajikistan Jun/23 203.349 USD/Month 176.321
China 2022 1301.701 USD/Month 1219.6
Georgia 2Q/23 671.004 USD/Month 638.29
India 2014 115.31 USD/Month 108.53
Israel Jun/23 3237.175 USD/Month 3226.81
South Korea 2Q/23 3015.471 USD/Month 3419.512
Taiwan Jul/23 1846.444 USD/Month 1678.546
Vietnam 2Q/23 286.489 USD/Month 289.723
Armenia Aug/23 658.099 USD/Month 668.655
Hong Kong 2Q/23 2306.018 USD/Month 2269.91
Japan Aug/23 2140.488 USD/Month 2993.015
Kazakhstan Jan/23 718.049 USD/Month 657.009
Macau 2Q/23 2114.139 USD/Month 2114.139
Malaysia 2021 642.439 USD/Month 620.439
Philippines 2016 200.58 USD/Month 189.61
Singapore 2Q/23 4588.745 USD/Month 5151.515
Thailand 2Q/23 423.147 USD/Month 415.075
Azerbaijan Aug/23 544.118 USD/Month 542.353
Bahrain 2Q/23 2297.082 USD/Month 2307.692
Uzbekistan 2022 319.264 USD/Month 264.409
Mauritius 2022 846.312 USD/Month 763.242