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Malaysia Wages: Minimum and Average

Malaysia Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 1100 MYR/Month 2019
Wages 2933 MYR/Month | 632.89 USD/Month 2020
Wages in Manufacturing 3391 MYR/Month | 731.718 USD/Month May/22


Latest data on Minimum Wages (MYR/Month)

Minimum Wages
                     Malaysia - Historical Data (MYR/Month)

What is minimum wage in Malaysia?

  • Minimum Wages in Malaysia increased to 1100 MYR/Month in 2019. The maximum rate of minimum wage for employees was MYR/Month and minimum was MYR/Month.
  • Data published Yearly by .

Historical Data (MYR/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
1100 2019 16.01.2019
1000 2018 18.04.2018
1000 2017 03.10.2017
1000 2016 11.08.2017
1000 2016 01.07.2016
900 2015 31.12.2015
900 2014 31.12.2014
900 2013 31.12.2013


Historical Chart by prime ministers (MYR/Month)

Minimum Wages in Malaysia by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Najib Razak 03.04.2009 - 10.05.2018 900.0000 1000.0000 1000.0000 900.0000 11.11%


Latest data on Wages (MYR/Month)

Wages
                     Malaysia - Historical Data (MYR/Month)

What is average wage in Malaysia?

  • Average Wages in Malaysia decreased to 2933 MYR/Month (632.89 USD/Month) in 2020. The maximum rate of average wage for employees was 3224 MYR/Month and minimum was 1814 MYR/Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Department of Statistics.

Historical Data (MYR/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
2933 2020 20.07.2021
3224 2019 07.10.2020
3087 2018 20.01.2020
2880 2017 19.06.2018
2463 2016 11.08.2017
2312 2015 31.12.2015
2231 2014 31.12.2014
2052 2013 31.12.2013


Historical Chart by prime ministers (MYR/Month)

Wages in Malaysia by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Najib Razak 03.04.2009 - 10.05.2018 1816.0000 2463.0000 2463.0000 1814.0000 35.63%


Latest data on Wages in Manufacturing (MYR/Month)

Wages in Manufacturing
                     Malaysia - Historical Data (MYR/Month)

How much is average wage in manufacturing in Malaysia?

  • Average wages in manufacturing sector in Malaysia increased to 3391 MYR/Month (731.718 USD/Month). The maximum level was 3998 MYR/Month and minimum was 2391 MYR/Month.
  • Data published Monthly by Department of Statistics.

Historical Data (MYR/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
3391 May/22 17.08.2022
3429 Feb/22 15.04.2022
3459 Jan/22 01.04.2022
3594 Dec/21 22.02.2022
3266 Aug/21 18.01.2022
3255 Jul/21 04.10.2021
3316 May/21 20.07.2021
3304 Apr/21 18.06.2021


Historical Chart by prime ministers (MYR/Month)

Wages in Manufacturing in Malaysia by prime ministers

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

Other labor indicators in Malaysia

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2022 60 60
Unemployment Rate Jul/22 3.7 % 3.8
Job Vacancies 2Q/22 1432.799 K 1333.677
Labor Force Participation Rate Jul/22 69.6 % 69.5
Living Wage Individual 2018 268.356 USD/Month 273.023

Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2017 141.581 USD/Month 137.726
Kyrgyzstan Jul/22 338.649 USD/Month 362.146
Mongolia 4Q/21 505.031 USD/Month 468.857
Tajikistan Jun/22 195.016 USD/Month 168.836
China 2021 1251.002 USD/Month 1140.254
Georgia 2Q/22 552.33 USD/Month 518.638
India 2014 115.31 USD/Month 108.53
Israel Jun/22 3423.217 USD/Month 3424.629
South Korea 2Q/22 2777.423 USD/Month 3184.907
Taiwan Jul/22 1843.985 USD/Month 1669.809
Vietnam 2Q/22 314.186 USD/Month 268.105
Armenia Jul/22 596.906 USD/Month 585.856
Hong Kong 2Q/22 2206.437 USD/Month 2184.271
Japan Jul/22 3047.639 USD/Month 3894.393
Kazakhstan Aug/22 682.377 USD/Month 666.757
Macau 4Q/21 1946.423 USD/Month 1996.332
Malaysia 2020 632.89 USD/Month 695.682
Philippines 2016 200.58 USD/Month 189.61
Singapore 2Q/22 4097.12 USD/Month 4653.493
Thailand 2Q/22 410.468 USD/Month 177.323
Azerbaijan Jul/22 488.824 USD/Month 486.471
Bahrain 3Q/21 2074.722 USD/Month 2082.671
Uzbekistan 2021 291.595 USD/Month 242.437
Mauritius 2021 739.797 USD/Month 734.781