Minimum wage, minimum pension, BRV and minimum wage in Uzbekistan in 2022

Minimum Wage

On May 20, 2022, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a resolution (DP-138 dated May 20, 2022), according to which, from June 1, 2022, the wages of employees of budgetary organizations will increase by 1.12 times.

According to this document, from June 1, 2022, minimum wages are set

  • 920 000 soums per month (was 820 000 sum); (in fact, this is the monetary expression of the monthly tariff rate for the first category of the Unified tariff scale for wages with a tariff coefficient of 1, minimum wage), until September 1, 2019 - MMW (223 000 UZS)


Minimum pension

On April 29, 2022, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a resolution (UP-128 dated April 29, 2022) according to which, from May 1, 2022, the amount of pensions for age, disability and survivors will be increased by 1.12 times.

According to this document, from May 1, 2022, the minimum pensions are set:

  • basic amount of pension calculation (BVIP) - 324 000 soums per month; (was 289 000 sum)

  • retirement pensions - 633 000 soums per month; (was 565,000 sum)

  • allowances for people with disabilities since childhood in the amount of - 698 000 soums per month; (was 622,000 sum)

  • allowances for the elderly and disabled citizens who do not have the necessary work experience, in the amount of 500 000 soums per month; (was 440,000 sum)

The base calculated value became — 300 000 soums (was 270 000 soums) (it is used when determining the amount of tax payments, fees, fines, state duties, payments for public services and a patent (license) to engage in a certain type of entrepreneurial activity and other payments established by legislative acts ), noted in the document.

Updated: 20.06.2022

Average salary in Uzbekistan

According to the State Statistics Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the average nominal accrued salary in Uzbekistan (including wage supplements, remuneration, incentive payments, compensation payments and pay for hours not worked, as well as income tax withheld from individuals, contributions to social insurance and to the trade union fund)

  • The average salary in Uzbekistan from 01.2022 to 06.2022 is 3 540 000 sum (325,96 dollars at the current exchange rate of the Central Bank on 30.06.2022y.)
  • The average salary in Uzbekistan from 01.2021 to 12.2021 is 3 208 200 sum (296,02 dollars at the current exchange rate of the Central Bank on 31.12.2021y.)
  • The average salary in Uzbekistan from 01.2020 to 12.2020 is 2 660 000 sum (253,89 dollars at the current exchange rate of the Central Bank on 31.12.2020y.)
  • The average salary in Uzbekistan from 01.2019 to 12.2019 is 2 320 000 sum (244,02 dollars at the current exchange rate of the Central Bank on 31.12.2019y.)
  • The average salary in Uzbekistan from 01.2018 to 12.2018 is 1 822 000 sum (218,48 dollars at the current exchange rate of the Central Bank on 31.12.2018y.)
  • The average salary in Uzbekistan from 01.2017 to 12.2017 is 1 457 800 sum (179,53 dollars at the current exchange rate of the Central Bank on 31.12.2017y.)

The average nominal accrued salary is calculated on the basis of information received from organizations by dividing the fund of accrued wages of employees by the average number of employees, and by the number of months in the reporting period.

Average monthly nominal accrued wages include salary increments, remuneration, incentive payments, compensatory payments and pay for hours not worked, as well as income and trade union fund taxes withheld from individuals.

Statistics of "white" wages in Uzbekistan for june 2021 and june 2022

The amount of wages June 2021
Number of payers thousand people Share
June 2022
Number of payers thousand people Share
1 Up to 1 million sum
1 755,2 36,0%
1 788,0 33,6%
2 From 1 to 2 million sum
1 185,7 24,3%
1 197,5 22,6%
3 From 2 to 4 million sum
1 053,6 21,6%
1 084,1 20,5%
4 From 4.0 million sum
877,7 18,0%
1 239,8 23,4%
  Total 4 872,2 5 309,4
Source: Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Table of changes in the minimum wage and pension in Uzbekistan

Date Average raise volume Minimum wage
(Till 02.01.2020 - Minimal salary.)
Minimum old-age pension.
(- men from 60 years old and work experience of at least 25 years; - women from 55 years old and work experience of at least 20 years)
Baseline Calculated Value (BСV).
(Until 02/01/2020 Initial (zero) grade according to the unified tariff scale
Benefits for people with disabilities since childhood. Benefits for the elderly and disabled citizens who do not have the required work experience.
% sum sum sum sum sum
01.06.2022 12% 920000 633000 300000 698000 500000
01.05.2022 12% 822000 633000 270000 698000 500000
01.09.2021 10% 822000 565000 270000 622000 440000
01.02.2021 10% 747300 513350 245000 513350 315030
01.09.2020 0%% 679330 513350 223000 513350 315030
01.02.2020 7% 679330 466680 223000 466680 286390
01.09.2019 0%% 634880 436150 223000 436150 267650
01.08.2019 10% 223000 436150 223000 436150 267650
01.11.2018 10% 202730 396500 202730 396500 243300
15.07.2018 7% 184300 360460 184300 360460 221190
01.12.2017 15% 172240 336880 172240 336880 206720
01.10.2016 15% 149775 292940 149775 292940 179755
01.09.2015 10% 130240 254730 130240 254730 156310
15.12.2014 10% 118400 231575 118400 231575 142100
01.09.2014 12% 107635 210525 107635 210525 129180
15.12.2013 5% 96105 187970 96105 187970 115340
15.08.2013 15% 91530 179020 91530 179020 109850
01.12.2012 10% 79590 155670 79590 155670 95520
01.08.2012 15% 72355 141520 72355 141520 86835
01.12.2011 10% 62920 123060 62920 123060 75510
01.08.2011 15% 57200 111875 57200 111875 68645
01.12.2010 10% 49735 97285 49735 97285 59690
01.08.2010 20% 45215 88845 45215 88845 54265
01.12.2009 12% 37680 74660 37680 74660 45220
01.08.2009 25% 33645 66660 33645 66660 40375
16.11.2008 12% 28040 55550 28040 55550 33645
01.09.2008 20% 25040 49600 25040 49600 30040
01.04.2008 12% 20865 41330 20865 41330 25030
16.11.2007 20% 18630 36900 18630 36900 22350
01.08.2007 25% 15525 30750 15525 30750 18625
01.11.2006 20% 12420 24600 12420 24600 14900
01.07.2006 20% 10800 21395 10800 21395 12960
01.10.2005 20% 9400 18605 9400 18605 11270
01.05.2005 20% 7835 15505 7835 15505 9390
01.08.2004 30% 6530 12920 6530 12920 7825
01.05.2003 20% 5440 10765 5440 10765 6520
01.08.2002 15% 4535 8970 4535 8970 5435
01.04.2002 15% 3945 7800 3945 7800 4725
01.08.2001 40-45% 3430 6780 3430 6780 4110
01.08.2000 50% 2450 4675 2450 4675 2835
01.08.1999 40% 1750 3340 1750 3340 2025
01.01.1999 33% 1320 2520 1320 2520 1530
01.07.1998 20% 1100 2100 1100 2100 1275
01.07.1997 45% 750 1400 750 1400 850
01.12.1996 25% 600 600 600 600 600
01.09.1996 10% 550 1125 550 1125 680
01.04.1996 35 -40% 400 900 400 900 550
01.09.1995 60% 250 645 250 645 400
01.03.1995 65% 150 430 150 430 300
01.08.1994 50% 100 105 100 105 100
  • According to the Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated 11.01.2012 No. 6, pursuant to the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated December 30, 2011 No. PP-1675 decides:
    • Take note that from January 1, 2012, the first category of the Unified Tariff Scale for Wages was established with the simultaneous abolition of the zero category and the preservation of the current tariff coefficients, as well as the procedure for determining tariff rates (official salaries) based on the minimum wage.
    • To grant the right to self-supporting enterprises and organizations that use the Unified Tariff Scale for Wages as the basis for organizing the remuneration of employees, to establish increased tariff coefficients of the Unified Tariff Scale, based on financial capabilities and results of economic activity.
  • From September 1, 2019 (according to the Decree of the President - UP-5723), instead of the minimum wage (MW), the following are introduced:
    • minimum wage (SMIC) in the amount 920 000 sums since 01.06.2022 For comparison, previous minimum wage (SMIC):
      • From 01.09.2021 d to 30.04.2022 - 822 000 sums
      • From 01.02.2021 d to 31.08.2021 - 747 300 sums
      • From 01.02.2020 d to 31.08.2020 - 679 330 sums
    • basic calculation value (BCV) в размере 300 000 sums since 01.06.2022 For comparison, previous BCVs:
      • From 01.09.2021 d to 30.04.2022 - 270 000 sums
      • From 01.02.2021 d to 31.08.2021 - 245 000 sums
    • basic amount of pension calculation в размере 324 000 sums since 01.05.2022 For comparison, the previous base values for calculating pensions:
      • From 01.09.2021 d to 01.05.2022 - 289 000 sums
      • From 01.02.2020 d to 01.09.2021 - 262 470 sums
      • From 01.02.2020 d to 01.09.2020 - 238 610 sums

What is the SMIC in Uzbekistan and its size

Minimum wage (SMIC) is monetary expression of the monthly tariff rate for the first category of the Unified Tariff Scale (from 02/01/2021) of wages with a tariff coefficient of 1.0. The minimum wage is used in the field of labor relations to determine the amount of the official salary, allowances, additional payments, fees, compensation payments for additional work and other types of incentive payments, as well as deductions established by law and other payments previously established in relation to the minimum wage, as well as determining the family's need for social support and the amount of unemployment benefits.

  • From 01.06.2022 of the year, the minimum wage in Uzbekistan is equal to 920 000 sum per month
  • From September 1, 2021 to June 1, 2022, the minimum wage in Uzbekistan is 822 000 sum per month

What is BCV in Uzbekistan and its size

Basic calculation value (BCV) is used in determining the amount of taxes, fees, fines, state duties and other payments for the provision of public services, as well as the cost of a patent, license and other payments for engaging in a certain type of entrepreneurial activity, the amount of authorized and other funds (capital) of organizations, the cost paid in non-monetary by means of shares, other securities, the book value of assets of legal entities, the maximum amount of microcredits and leasing, as well as other financial and economic indicators.
From September 1, 2019, the basic calculation value (BCV) determines the amount of taxes, fees, fines, duties and other payments.

  • From 01.06.2022, the size of the BСV in Uzbekistan was equal to 238 610 sum per month
  • From 01.09.2021 to 30.04.2022, the size of the BRV in Uzbekistan is 238 610 sum per month
  • From 01.02.2021 to 31.08.2021, the size of the BRV in Uzbekistan is 238 610 sum per month

What is the basic amount of pension calculation in Uzbekistan and its size

Basic amount of pension calculation is used to calculate pensions, allowances, additional payments and compensations applied in the field of pension provision, as well as compensation for harm caused to employees by injury, occupational disease or other damage to health associated with the performance of their labor duties.

  • From 01.05.2022, the size of the basic amount of pension calculation in Uzbekistan is 324 000 sum per month
  • From 01.09.2021 to 01.05.2022, the size of the basic amount of pension calculation in Uzbekistan was 289 000 sums per month.
  • From 01.02.2020 to 01.09.2021, the size of the basic amount of pension calculation in Uzbekistan was 262 470 sums per month.

Unified tariff scale for wages in Uzbekistan with 01.09.2021 г

Pay grades Tariff coefficients (established from 01.09.21) The minimum wage (minimum wage) in Uzbekistan according to the tariff coefficient and the amount of the minimum wage from 01.06.22 The minimum wage (minimum wage) in Uzbekistan according to the tariff coefficient and the amount of the minimum wage from 01.09.21
1 1,000 920 000 sum 822 000 sum
2 1,053 968 760 sum 865 566 sum
3 1,106 1 017 520 sum 909 132 sum
4 1,158 1 065 360 sum 951 876 sum
5 1,269 1 167 480 sum 1 043 118 sum
6 1,384 1 273 280 sum 1 137 648 sum
7 1,505 1 384 600 sum 1 237 110 sum
8 1,630 1 499 600 sum 1 339 860 sum
9 1,755 1 614 600 sum 1 442 610 sum
10 1,883 1 732 360 sum 1 547 826 sum
11 2,014 1 852 880 sum 1 655 508 sum
12 2,148 1 976 160 sum 1 765 656 sum
13 2,284 2 101 280 sum 1 877 448 sum
14 2,421 2 227 320 sum 1 990 062 sum
15 2,561 2 356 120 sum 2 105 142 sum
16 2,704 2 487 680 sum 2 222 688 sum
17 2,847 2 619 240 sum 2 340 234 sum
18 2,993 2 753 560 sum 2 460 246 sum
19 3,141 2 889 720 sum 2 581 902 sum
20 3,292 3 028 640 sum 2 706 024 sum
21 3,444 3 168 480 sum 2 830 968 sum
22 3,597 3 309 240 sum 2 956 734 sum

Unified tariff scale for wages in Uzbekistan with 01.01.2019 г

Pay grades Tariff coefficients (established from 01.01.19) The minimum wage (minimum wage) in Uzbekistan according to the tariff coefficient and the amount of the minimum wage from 01.08.19 The minimum wage (minimum wage) in Uzbekistan according to the tariff coefficient and the amount of the minimum wage from 01.11.18
1 2,847 634 881 sum 577 172 sum
2 2,997 668 331 sum 607 582 sum
3 3,148 702 004 sum 638 194 sum
4 3,297 735 231 sum 668 401 sum
5 3,612 805 476 sum 732 261 sum
6 3,941 878 843 sum 798 959 sum
7 4,284 955 332 sum 868 495 sum
8 4,640 1 034 720 sum 940 667 sum
9 4,997 1 114 331 sum 1 013 042 sum
10 5,362 1 195 726 sum 1 087 038 sum
11 5,733 1 278 459 sum 1 162 251 sum
12 6,115 1 363 645 sum 1 239 694 sum
13 6,503 1 450 169 sum 1 318 353 sum
14 6,893 1 537 139 sum 1 397 418 sum
15 7,292 1 626 116 sum 1 478 307 sum
16 7,697 1 716 431 sum 1 560 413 sum
17 8,106 1 807 638 sum 1 643 329 sum
18 8,522 1 900 406 sum 1 727 665 sum
19 8,943 1 994 289 sum 1 813 014 sum
20 9,371 2 089 733 sum 1 899 783 sum
21 9,804 2 186 292 sum 1 987 565 sum
22 10,240 2 283 520 sum 2 075 955 sum
From 09/01/2009 to January 1, 2019, 1, 2, 3 categories had a coefficient of 2.476; 2.725; 2,998 respectively
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