Azerbaijani parliament approves amount of living wage for 2021 in third reading
The Azerbaijani parliament considered a bill of the law ‘On living wage in Azerbaijan for 2021’ at a meeting held on Tuesday.
According to the bill’s forecast, the living wage will make up 196 manat ($115.3) in the country.
For the able-bodied population, the forecast amount will be 207 manat ($121.7), for pensioners - 162 manat ($95.3), and for children - 175 manat ($102.9). On average, these indicators are 6 manat ($3.5) or 3.1 percent more than in 2020.
Following discussions, the bill was put up on a vote and adopted in the third reading.
The law will have come into force since January 1, 2021.
(1 USD = 1.7 AZN on Dec.29)