Monday, October 27, 2014

In 2013 Japan's minimum wage was US$11,972 per annum

Tokyo subway commuters Copyright Peter Hanami 2005
Picture: Tokyo subway commuters 



"Global minimum wages per annum, 2013 ($US)

Australia   $ 29,982
USA        $ 14,798
Japan       $ 11,972
Korea      $ 11,815

Source: OECD

Source: Freeze minimum wage or we'll shut down, say restaurateurs
By Matthew Dunckley
Australian Financial Review
Thursday 27 March 2014 page 3