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Table 2 Monthly minimum wage and real wages

From: The impact of minimum wages on informal and formal labor market outcomes: evidence from Indonesia

  1997 2000 2007
mean minimum wage    
 nominal 131,346 Rp 218,774 Rp 667,767 Rp
 real 326,737 Rp 272,308 Rp 444,745 Rp
mean real wage    
 all 505,133 Rp 500,415 Rp 593,130 Rp
 formal 536,345 Rp 503,143 Rp 685,914 Rp
 informal 449,206 Rp 495,902 Rp 497,795 Rp
mean real wage in certain deciles    
 top 1,712,152 Rp 1,671,412 Rp 2,010,690 Rp
 bottom 62,731 Rp 66,088 Rp 83,945 Rp
share below minimum wage    
 all 46.5% 36.7% 43.7%
 formal 40.6% 33.1% 32.2%
 informal 56.9% 42.5% 55.5%
  1. Note: The subpopulation of interest is full-time workers between 15 and 60 years old who reported positive income. In each survey year; top and bottom percentile of wages are excluded as outliers. The mean of the minimum wage is a simple average over provinces in the sample, all other statistics are weighted using cross-sectional weights of the respective survey year