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Table 2 Bindingness of the provincial minimum wages

From: Does the minimum wage reduce wage inequality? Evidence from Thailand

  All Female Male
  Max. Min. Median Max. Min. Median Max. Min. Median
Year(Q3) pctile pctile pctile pctile pctile pctile pctile pctile pctile
1989 85.1 15.5 48.5 95.1 27.4 61.4 80.6 5.0 39.8
1994 72.2 14.2 48.9 85.1 17.6 61.0 62.4 11.2 43.1
1999 62.4 7.5 35.4 75.5 9.6 42.1 59.3 5.8 30.5
2004 65.2 10.8 40.9 74.8 12.4 44.5 62.3 9.4 37.1
2009 51.4 9.5 29.9 62.1 8.4 34.8 53.2 7.6 26.2
  1. The definition for Max. pctile, Min. pctile and Median pctile are as follows: All percentiles (pctile) display in this table are a proportion of workers who received basic wage less than their provincial minimum wage. For Max. pctile, it is such percentile in a province with the highest level of non-compliance to the law in each year. Meanwhile, Min. pctile is a percentile in a province with the highest compliance to the law whereas Median pctile is the percentile in a province with non-compliance rates at the middle of all provinces in that year