Chart 1
Sharp growth in the proportion of employees earning minimum wage from 2017 to 2018

% 2 4 6 8 10 12 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016 2018
Note(s):
Minimum wage workers as a percentage of total employees, 1998 to 2018.
Source(s):
Labour Force Survey (3701).

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Sharp growth in the proportion of employees earning minimum wage from 2017  to 2018
  %
1998 5.2
1999 5.2
2000 4.7
2001 4.8
2002 4.8
2003 4.1
2004 4.6
2005 4.3
2006 4.4
2007 5.1
2008 5.3
2009 5.9
2010 7.1
2011 7.1
2012 7.2
2013 6.9
2014 7.2
2015 7.1
2016 6.9
2017 6.5
2018 10.4
Note(s):
Minimum wage workers as a percentage of total employees, 1998 to 2018.
Source(s):
Labour Force Survey (3701).
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