The family living wage (as of September 2022)

October 14, 2022

by IBON Foundation

The recent oil price hike contributes to the soaring prices of basic goods and services. Filipino workers are having a hard time keeping up even with a minimum wage hike in June.

In the National Capital Region, the minimum wage is barely half (51%) of the Php1,119 estimated family living wage needed by a family of five to live decently as of September 2022.