Asia Floor Wage in local currency

published 17-10-2013 14:55, last modified 19-11-2015 14:02
Updated with 2015 calculations

The 2015 Asia Floor Wage figure is PPP$ 1021.

Below is this calculation in local currency.

 

For Asian countries that did Food Basket Research:

CountryAsia Floor Wage in local currency
Cambodia 1,630,045 Riel
India     18,727 Rupees (INR)
Indonesia 4,684,570 Rupiah
Sri Lanka       48,608 Rupees (SLR)

For Asian countries that did not do Food Basket Research:

CountryAsia Floor Wage in local currency
Bangladesh 29,442 Taka
China 3,847 Yuan
Malaysia 1,643 Ringgit
Nepal 32,310 NPR
Pakistan 31,197 PKR
Philippines 20,247 PHP
Thailand 13,359 Baht
Vietnam 8,949,153 VND

(for comparison, see also the 2013 numbers)

See the differences between the Asia Floor Wage and the minimum wage