United Kingdom (UK): National minimum wage (21 to 24) 2010-2019

National minimum wage in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2010 to 2019, 21 to 24 years (in GBP)

by Daniel Clark, last edited Aug 9, 2019
United Kingdom (UK): National minimum wage (21 to 24) 2010-2019 In 2019 the national minimum wage for adults in the United Kingdom aged between 21 and 24 years old was 7.70 British pounds. This marked an increase of 1.77 British pounds since 2010 when the minimum wage for this age group was 5.93 British pounds. Between 2010 and 2019 the minimum wage increased in every year except between 2015 and 2016 when it remained at 6.70 British pounds.
Lower minimum wage for younger workers
The minimum wage received by workers in the United Kingdom is based on how old they are. Workers aged between 18 and 20 years old have a minimum wage of 6.15 British pounds, while workers under the age of 18 can expect to earn a minimum wage of just 4.35 British pound in 2019.

National Living wage
The national living wage is the name given to the minimum wage for workers over the age of 25, and as of 2019 was 8.21 British pounds per hour. The difference between the national living wage and national minimum wage is currently 51 pence, but this gap is expected to grow soon, with a gap of almost o pound emerging by 2023.    
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National minimum wage in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2010 to 2019, 21 to 24 years (in GBP)

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