Minimum wage vs family living wage per region as of April 2023
May 9, 2023
The decline in headline inflation for April did little to close the gap between the minimum wage and the family living wage, especially across regions.
Minimum wage vs family living wage per region as of November 2022
December 6, 2022
The November 8% inflation pushes the family living wage higher up in all of the country’s regions while minimum wages remain insufficient – even the highest at Php570 in the NCR. Addressing this and the rampancy of low-paying informal jobs should be a top concern as legislative sessions draw to a close.
Minimum wage vs family living wage per region
November 29, 2022
NCR has the highest minimum wage in the country – but is still just 50.3% of the family living wage. The gap is even larger on the rest of the country. The worst is on BARMM where the minimum wage is only 17.9% of the family living wage there.