The minimum wage in Azerbaijan will increase from today, ONA reports.
The minimum wage in Azerbaijan will be increased from AZN 180 to AZN 250 from September 1 of the current year, according to the order of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev dated June 18, 2019.
The increase in the minimum wage will cover up to 950 thousand people directly. 600 thousand of these people work in public sector, while 350 thousand in private sector. To ensure growth annually AZN 780 million and AZN 245 million for 2019 (September- December) will be allocated from the state budget.