United Kingdom  Minimum Wage, Labor Law, and Employment Data Sheet United Kingdom Minimum Wage Rate 2018

Appx. Yearly Minimum Wage
$22,597.00 USD
Rank by Min. Wage
1 / 197
Gross National Product
$1,378,330.00 USD

United Kingdom has a government-mandated minimum wage, and no worker in United Kingdom can be paid less then this mandatory minimum rate of pay. Employers in United Kingdom who fail to pay the Minimum Wage may be subject to punishment by United Kingdom's government.

What is the United Kingdom Minimum Wage?

United Kingdom's Minimum Wage is the lowest amount a worker can be legally paid for his work. Most countries have a nation-wide minimum wage that all workers must be paid.

The United Kingdom's minimum wage rate is £7.20 per hour (aged 25+),£6.95 per hour (aged 21–24),£5.55 per hour (aged 18–20),£4.00 per hour (under 18),£3.40 per hour (apprentices aged 16 to 18 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year). The UK minimum wage applies to all classes of workplace. United Kingdom's minimum wage was last changed in 1-Apr-2016.

How does United Kingdom's minimum wage compare to the minimum wage in other countries?

United Kingdom's yearly minimum wage is $22,597.00 in International Currency. International Currency is a measure of currency based on the value of the United States dollar in 2009. There are 1 countries with a higher Minimum Wage then United Kingdom, and United Kingdom is in the top 1 percent of all countries based on the yearly minimum wage rate.

Facts and statistics about United Kingdom

United Kingdom is a country located in the British Islands region with a population of 59,623,400 and an average life span of 77.7 years.

Local Name United Kingdom
Gross National Product $1,378,330.00
Government Type Constitutional Monarchy
Current Leader Elisabeth II
Independence Year 1066
Continent & Region Europe, British Islands
Surface Area 242,900 square kilometers
ISO 3166 Country Code GB

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