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United Kingdom Wages: Minimum and Average

United Kingdom Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 8.72 GBP/Hour | 1966.649 USD/Month 2020
Wages 542 GBP/Week Aug/19
Wage Growth  3.8 % Aug/19
Wages High Skilled 2330 GBP/Month | 2871.474 USD/Month 2018
Wages in Manufacturing 619 GBP/Week Aug/19
Wages Low Skilled  1320 GBP/Month | 1626.758 USD/Month 2018


Latest data on Minimum Wages (GBP/Hour)

Minimum Wages
                     United Kingdom - Historical Data (GBP/Hour)

What is minimum wage in United Kingdom?

  • Minimum Wages in United Kingdom increased to 8.72 GBP/Hour (1966.649 USD/Month) in 2020. The maximum rate of minimum wage for employees was 8.72 GBP/Hour and minimum was 5.05 GBP/Hour.
  • Data published Yearly by Department for Work and Pensions.

Historical Data (GBP/Hour) by years

Data
Period
Date
8.72 2020 14.04.2020
8.21 2019 16.01.2019
7 2018 19.06.2018
7.5 2017 11.08.2017
7.2 2016 01.04.2016
6.7 2015 01.10.2015
6.5 2014 15.12.2014
6.31 2013 15.12.2013


Historical Chart by prime ministers (GBP/Hour)

Minimum Wages in United Kingdom by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Theresa May 13.07.2016 - 7.5000 7.0000 7.8300 7.0000 -6.67%
David Cameron 11.05.2010 - 13.07.2016 5.9300 7.2000 7.2000 5.9300 21.42%
Gordon Brown 27.06.2007 - 11.05.2010 5.5200 5.8000 5.8000 5.5200 5.07%
Tony Blair 02.05.1997 - 27.06.2007 5.0500 5.3500 5.3500 5.0500 5.94%


Latest data on Wages (GBP/Week)

Wages
                     United Kingdom - Historical Data (GBP/Week)

What is average wage in United Kingdom?

  • Average Wages in United Kingdom increased to 542 GBP/Week in August 2019. The maximum rate of average wage for employees was GBP/Week and minimum was GBP/Week.
  • Data published Monthly by .

Historical Data (GBP/Week) by years

Data
Period
Date
542 Aug/19 04.11.2019
532 Apr/19 11.06.2019
528 Mar/19 14.05.2019
529 Feb/19 16.04.2019
530 Jan/19 19.03.2019
527 Dec/18 19.02.2019
527 Nov/18 22.01.2019
528 Oct/18 15.12.2018


Historical Chart by prime ministers (GBP/Week)

Wages in United Kingdom by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Theresa May 13.07.2016 - 496.0000 516.0000 516.0000 496.0000 4.03%
David Cameron 11.05.2010 - 13.07.2016 445.0000 494.0000 497.0000 444.0000 11.01%
Gordon Brown 27.06.2007 - 11.05.2010 419.0000 442.0000 444.0000 418.0000 5.49%
Tony Blair 02.05.1997 - 27.06.2007 307.0000 417.0000 425.0000 300.0000 35.83%


Latest data on Wage Growth  (%)

What is the growth rate of wages in United Kingdom?

  • Wage Growth in United Kingdom increased by 3.8 % in August 2019 #period_comment_en#. The maximum growth was % and minimum was %
  • Data published Monthly by .

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
3.8 Aug/19 05.11.2019


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Wage Growth  in United Kingdom by prime ministers

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


Latest data on Wages High Skilled (GBP/Month)

Wages High Skilled
                     United Kingdom - Historical Data (GBP/Month)

How much is average wage for high skilled employees in United Kingdom?

  • Average wages for high skilled employees in United Kingdom increased to 2330 GBP/Month (2871.474 USD/Month). The maximum level was 2460 GBP/Month and minimum was 2110 GBP/Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Wageindicator Foundation.

Historical Data (GBP/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
2330 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by prime ministers (GBP/Month)

Wages High Skilled in United Kingdom by prime ministers

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


Latest data on Wages in Manufacturing (GBP/Week)

How much is average wage in manufacturing in United Kingdom?

  • Average wages in manufacturing sector in United Kingdom increased to 619 GBP/Week. The maximum level was GBP/Week and minimum was GBP/Week.
  • Data published Monthly by .

Historical Data (GBP/Week) by years

Data
Period
Date
619 Aug/19 05.11.2019


Historical Chart by prime ministers (GBP/Week)

Wages in Manufacturing in United Kingdom by prime ministers

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


Latest data on Wages Low Skilled  (GBP/Month)

Wages Low Skilled 
                     United Kingdom - Historical Data (GBP/Month)

How much is average wage for low skilled employees in United Kingdom?

  • Average wages for low skilled employees in United Kingdom increased to 1320 GBP/Month (1626.758 USD/Month). The maximum level was 1320 GBP/Month and minimum was 1180 GBP/Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Wageindicator Foundation.

Historical Data (GBP/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
1320 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by prime ministers (GBP/Month)

Wages Low Skilled  in United Kingdom by prime ministers

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

Other labor indicators in United Kingdom

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2020 66 65.5
Unemployment Rate Aug/19 3.9 %
Claimant Count Change  Sep/19 21.1 K
Job Vacancies Aug/19 813 K
Labor Force Participation Rate Jul/19 79 %
Living Wage Individual 2018 1102.991 USD/Month 1047.533

Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria 2019 3457.699 USD/Month 3361.753
Ireland 4Q/20 4105.03 USD/Month 3876.703
Luxembourg 2019 6663.995 USD/Month 6593.553
Spain 4Q/20 2503.097 USD/Month 2257.767
Iceland 2019 5593.254 USD/Month 5424.25
Norway 4Q/20 5830.156 USD/Month 5707.403
Belarus Mar/21 549.276 USD/Month 506.445
Belgium 2016 3849.76 USD/Month 3801.21
Bulgaria Mar/21 931.469 USD/Month 888.621
Croatia Feb/21 1136.913 USD/Month 1127.382
Cyprus 4Q/20 2753.352 USD/Month 2324.621
Czech Republic 4Q/20 1837.661 USD/Month 1688.692
Denmark 2019 6955.181 USD/Month 6815.398
Estonia 4Q/20 1840.021 USD/Month 1750.146
Euro Area 3Q/20 2278.469 USD/Month 2114.506
Finland 4Q/20 4396.619 USD/Month 4378.401
France 2017 3745.628 USD/Month 3671.541
Germany 4Q/20 4898.222 USD/Month 4831.422
Hungary Feb/21 1374.404 USD/Month 1405.515
Italy 2019 3038.768 USD/Month 2999.903
Latvia Dec/20 1111.206 USD/Month 1038.34
Lithuania 4Q/20 1850.795 USD/Month 1766.999
Macedonia Feb/21 819.954 USD/Month 829.784
Malta 4Q/20 157.37 USD/Month 155.447
Moldova 4Q/20 498.4 USD/Month 454.185
Montenegro Mar/21 953.329 USD/Month 959.402
Poland 1Q/21 1523.79 USD/Month 1463.45
Portugal 2019 1442.746 USD/Month 1422.1
Romania Mar/21 1426.289 USD/Month 1355.283
Russia Feb/21 689.991 USD/Month 666.919
Serbia Feb/21 641.672 USD/Month 650.213
Slovakia Mar/21 1497.395 USD/Month 1379.595
Slovenia Feb/21 2363.285 USD/Month 2400.933
Sweden Feb/21 3530.531 USD/Month 3530.531
Switzerland 2019 6991.394 USD/Month 6929.288
Ukraine Mar/21 493.171 USD/Month 454.657
United Kingdom Aug/19 2798.54 USD/Month
Albania 4Q/20 542.164 USD/Month 521.089
Bosnia and Herzegovina Feb/21 922.886 USD/Month 931.558
Kosovo Dec/18 558.79 USD/Month 559.9