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Malaysia Wages: Minimum and Average

Malaysia Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 1100 MYR/Month 2019
Wages 3037 MYR/Month | 706.739 USD/Month 2021
Wages in Manufacturing 3386 MYR/Month | 787.955 USD/Month Nov/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 increased to 3037 MYR/Month (706.739 USD/Month) in 2021. 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
3037 2021 19.10.2022
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


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 decreased to 3386 MYR/Month (787.955 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
3386 Nov/22 16.01.2023
3395 Oct/22 28.12.2022
3403 Sep/22 01.12.2022
3365 Aug/22 19.10.2022
3391 May/22 17.08.2022
3429 Feb/22 15.04.2022
3459 Jan/22 01.04.2022
3594 Dec/21 22.02.2022


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 Nov/22 3.6 % 3.6
Job Vacancies 3Q/22 1028.77 K 1432.799
Labor Force Participation Rate Nov/22 69.8 % 69.7
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 Nov/22 332.22 USD/Month 329.384
Mongolia 2Q/22 542.259 USD/Month 509.245
Tajikistan Sep/22 176.893 USD/Month 157.573
China 2021 1310.684 USD/Month 1194.653
Georgia 3Q/22 601.887 USD/Month 581.509
India 2014 115.31 USD/Month 108.53
Israel Nov/22 3524.842 USD/Month 3537.743
South Korea 3Q/22 3384.276 USD/Month 3118.177
Taiwan Nov/22 1702.492 USD/Month 1679.429
Vietnam 4Q/22 288.121 USD/Month 283.884
Armenia Nov/22 626.462 USD/Month 598.477
Hong Kong 3Q/22 2225.772 USD/Month 2206.409
Japan Dec/22 5388.237 USD/Month 2464.231
Kazakhstan Dec/22 688.137 USD/Month 688.137
Macau 4Q/22 1933.517 USD/Month 1735.207
Malaysia 2021 706.739 USD/Month 682.537
Philippines 2016 200.58 USD/Month 189.61
Singapore 3Q/22 4373.25 USD/Month 4411.731
Thailand 3Q/22 453.731 USD/Month 459.457
Azerbaijan Nov/22 488.235 USD/Month 487.059
Bahrain 3Q/22 2149.111 USD/Month 2143.805
Uzbekistan 2021 283.805 USD/Month 235.959
Mauritius 2021 745.181 USD/Month 740.128