The national minimum and living wage rates are as follows: 

Oct12
Sep13
Oct13
Sep14
Oct14
Sep15
Oct15
Apr16
Apr16
Sep16
Oct16
Mar17
Apr17
Mar18
Apr18
Mar19
Apr19
Mar20
Apr20
Mar21
25 and over 6.19 6.31 6.50 6.70 7.20 7.20 7.50 7.83 8.21 8.72
21 to 24 6.19 6.31 6.50 6.70 6.70 6.95 7.05 7.38 7.70 8.20
18 to 20 4.98 5.03 5.13 5.30 5.30 5.55 5.60 5.90 6.15 6.45
Under 18 3.68 3.72 3.79 3.87 3.87 4.00 4.05 4.20 4.35 4.55
Apprentice(1) 2.65 2.68 2.73 3.30 3.30 3.40 3.50 3.70 3.90 4.15

 

(1) Apprentices are entitled to the apprentice rate if they are either aged under 19 or aged 19 or over and in their first year of their apprenticeship. Apprentices are entitled to the minimum wage for their age if they both are aged 19 or over and have completed the first year of their apprenticeship.

  •  16-03-2020 – Updated for the 2020-2021 rates