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Malaysia Wages: Minimum and Average

Malaysia Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 1100 MYR/Month 2019
Wages 3224 MYR/Month | 783.976 USD/Month 2019
Wages in Manufacturing 3533 MYR/Month | 859.115 USD/Month Dec/20


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 increased to 3224 MYR/Month (783.976 USD/Month) in 2019. 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
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
1916 2012 31.12.2012


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 3533 MYR/Month (859.115 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
3533 Dec/20 10.02.2021
3247 Aug/20 12.10.2020
3235 Jul/20 07.10.2020
3203 May/20 16.07.2020
3340 Feb/20 19.04.2020
3970 Dec/19 13.02.2020
3640 Nov/19 23.01.2020
4011 Sep/19 27.11.2019


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 2020 60 60
Unemployment Rate Feb/21 4.8 % 4.9
Job Vacancies 4Q/20 454.974 K 94.66
Labor Force Participation Rate Feb/21 68.5 % 68.5
Living Wage Individual 2018 268.356 USD/Month 273.023

Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2017 156.342 USD/Month 152.085
Kyrgyzstan Dec/20 285.439 USD/Month 208.183
Mongolia 3Q/20 445.134 USD/Month 442.327
Tajikistan Jan/21 126.722 USD/Month 143.998
China 2019 1198.907 USD/Month 1087.995
Georgia 4Q/20 381.159 USD/Month 359.42
India 2014 115.31 USD/Month 108.53
Israel Jan/21 3723.895 USD/Month 3684.341
South Korea 4Q/20 3461.278 USD/Month 3485.628
Taiwan Feb/21 2838.218 USD/Month 2674.398
Vietnam 2Q/20 274.732 USD/Month 311.955
Armenia Feb/21 361.252 USD/Month 352.084
Hong Kong 4Q/20 2175.891 USD/Month 2209.656
Japan Feb/21 2758.43 USD/Month 2816.287
Kazakhstan Feb/21 516.581 USD/Month 514.377
Macau 3Q/20 1875.656 USD/Month 1875.656
Malaysia 2019 783.976 USD/Month 750.662
Philippines 2016 200.58 USD/Month 189.61
Singapore 4Q/20 4426.118 USD/Month 3926.796
Thailand 4Q/20 466.502 USD/Month 468.097
Azerbaijan Jan/21 406.471 USD/Month 415.882
Bahrain 4Q/20 2071.809 USD/Month 2082.447
Uzbekistan 2019 220.321 USD/Month 172.656
Mauritius 2019 779.858 USD/Month 754.031