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The list below gives the official minimum wage rates in some countries. Some countries are more effective than others at enforcing these regulations, so that the effective minimum wage may be lower than the official one. The minimum wage is the minimum rate a worker can legally be paid (usually per hour) as opposed to wages that are determined by the forces of supply and demand in a free market. ...

Country Minimum wage % of per capita
GDP (PPP)
[1][2]
Annual wage
(Int. dollars)
[2][3]
Flag of Afghanistan Afghanistan 5,000 Afghani per month, including a stipend for lunch and transportation expenses[4] 331 5,031
Flag of Albania Albania 14,000 Albanian lekë per month, nationally[4] 54 3,364
Flag of Algeria Algeria 10,000 Algerian dinars per month[4] 43 3,518
Flag of Andorra Andorra 7 per hour and €842 per month[4] N/A N/A
Flag of Angola Angola 6,500 kwanza per month[4] 27 1,185
Flag of Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda EC$6.00 an hour for all categories of labor[4] 43 6,627[5]
Flag of Argentina Argentina 980 Argentine pesos a month[4] 60 10,519
Flag of Armenia Armenia 20,000 Armenian dram per month[4] 27 1,562
Flag of Australia Australia 522.86 Australian dollars per week[4] 53 18,346
Flag of Austria Austria none by law; instead, nationwide collective bargaining agreements set minimum wages by job classification for each industry; the accepted unofficial annual minimum wage is 12,000 to €14,000[4] 37 14,068
Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 50 Azerbaijani manat per month[4] 19 1,657
Flag of the Bahamas Bahamas B$4.00 per hour for the private sector; B$4.45 per hour for government employees[4] 42 8,985[6]
Flag of Bahrain Bahrain none[4]
Flag of Bangladesh Bangladesh N/A; set nationally every five years for all economic sectors not covered by industry- specific wages, using a skill-level range[4] N/A N/A
Flag of Barbados Barbados BDS$5 per hour for household domestics and shop assistants[4] 38 7,849[6]
Flag of Belarus Belarus 150,000 Belarusian rubles a month[4] 18 1,865
Flag of Belgium Belgium 1,360 a month for workers over 21 years of age, coupled with extensive social benefits[4] 53 19,245
Flag of Belize Belize BZ$2.50 an hour for those in agriculture, agro-industry, or the economic processing zones and for "bona fide students;" BZ$3.00 for manual and domestic workers[4] 70 5,652[7]
Flag of Benin Benin 30,000 CFA francs per month; the government administratively set minimum wage scales for a number of occupations[4] 106 1,544
Flag of Bhutan Bhutan 99.44 Bhutanese ngultrum per day plus various allowances paid in cash or kind[4] 38 2,096
Flag of Bolivia Bolivia 436 Bolivian bolivianos per month[4] 51 1,556
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 205 convertible marke per month in Republika Srpska; 308 convertible maraka per month in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina[4] 50 4,980
Flag of Botswana Botswana 3.55 Botswana pula an hour for most full-time labor in the private sector[4] 20 3,346[5]
Flag of Brazil Brazil 415 reais per month[8] 34 3,330
Flag of Brunei Brunei none[4]
Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria 220 Bulgarian leva per month[9] 29 3,191
Flag of Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 30,000 CFA francs a month in the formal sector; does not apply to subsistence agriculture or other informal occupations[4] 147 2,196
Flag of Burundi Burundi 160 Burundian francs per day for unskilled workers; in practice, most employers paid their unskilled laborers a minimum of 1,500 Burundian francs per day[4] 32 222
Flag of Cambodia Cambodia 189,000 to 210,000 riels per month for the garment sector; none for any other industry[4] 95 3,545
Flag of Cameroon Cameroon 23,514 CFA francs per month; applicable in all sectors[4] 52 1,185
Flag of Canada Canada set by each province and territory; minimum hourly wages vary from CAD$7.50 in Prince Edward Island to CAD$8.75 in Ontario. Ontario has a lower minimum wage rate for youths ($8.20) and a specific minimum wage for liquor servers set at CAD$7.60; British Columbia has a lower rate (that is, CAD$6.00) for the first 500 hours in the workforce regardless of age; Nova Scotia allows employers to pay a lower wage ($7.15) in the first three months of service of an employee; Quebec allows a lower minimum wage for tipped employees; employers under federal jurisdiction are bound by their host province's general minimum wage (i.e. the lower minimums for youths, etc. in some provinces do not apply at the federal level); many more specific adjustments apply by province or territory[10] 31 11,556[6]
Flag of Cape Verde Cape Verde none in the private sector; 12,000 Cape Verdean escudos per month for an entry‑level worker in the public sector[4] 63 4,992
Flag of the Central African Republic Central African Republic set in the public sector by decree and varies by sector and by kind of work; for example, 8,500 CFA francs a month for agricultural workers; 26,000 CFA francs a month for office workers[4] 52 664
Flag of Chad Chad 28,000 CFA francs per month[4] 101 1,798
Flag of Chile Chile 144,000 Chilean pesos per month for those aged 18–65; 107,509 pesos for those younger than 18 and for those older than 65; and 92,897 pesos for honorary payments[11]; 75% of the 18–65 minimum wage for domestic servants[12] 34 4,618
Flag of the People's Republic of China People's Republic of China none nationally; set locally[4]
Flag of the Republic of China Republic of China (Taiwan) NT$17,280 a month; NT$104 per hour[4] 39 12,553
Flag of Colombia Colombia 433,700 Colombian pesos a month; established by the government every January, serving as a benchmark for wage bargaining[4] 69 6,163
Flag of the Comoros Comoros none[4]
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 500 Congolese francs per day[4] 159 1,420
Flag of the Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo 54,000 CFA francs per month in the formal sector[4] 67 1,004
Flag of Costa Rica Costa Rica ranging from 91,847 Costa Rican colones a month for domestic employees to 355,009 colones for university graduates[4] 37 4,755
Flag of Côte d'Ivoire Côte d'Ivoire it varies by occupation, with the lowest set to 36,607 CFA franc per month for the industrial sector; a slightly higher minimum wage rate is applied for construction workers[4] 87 1,497
Flag of Croatia Croatia 2,440 Croatian kuna (530$) (gross) per month; net is cca 1950 HRK (425$) per month, depending upon exemptions[4] 38 6,360
Flag of Cuba Cuba it varies by occupation; on average, 225 Cuban pesos a month; supplemented by the government with free education, subsidized medical care (daily pay is reduced by 40 percent after the third day of being admitted to a hospital), housing, and some subsidized food[4] N/A N/A
Flag of Cyprus Cyprus 409 Cypriot pounds per month for shop assistants, practical nurses, clerks, hairdressers, and nursery assistants; it rises to 434 CYP after six months' employment[4] 43 13,558
Flag of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Northern Cyprus 1,060 Turkish new lira per month[4] N/A N/A
Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic 8,000 Czech korun a month[4] 29 7,304
Flag of Denmark Denmark negotiated between unions and employer associations[4]
Flag of Djibouti Djibouti none[4]
Flag of Dominica Dominica set by law for various categories of workers (last revised in 1989); as low as EC$1.00 per hour for some categories of workers (e.g., household employees) if meals are included; for most workers it ranges from EC$2.00 per hour for tourist industry workers to EC$3.00 per hour for occupations such as shop clerk; labor laws provide that the labor commissioner may authorize the employment of a person with disabilities at a wage lower than the minimum rate in order to enable that person to be employed gainfully[4] 41 2,543[6]
Flag of the Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 4,450 Dominican pesos a month in the FTZs and 6,400 pesos outside the FTZs; 2,600 pesos per month for the public sector; 150 pesos a day for farm workers who are covered by minimum wage regulations, based on a 10-hour day; 80 pesos per day for cane workers in the sugar industry[4] 15 1,555
Flag of East Timor East Timor not stipulated in law; in practice, US$85 per month[4] 225 4,789
Flag of Ecuador Ecuador as of December 2005 the minimum wage plus mandated bonuses provided a gross monthly compensation of approximately US$186, or US$1 per hour, in the case of contract workers[4] 69 3,455
Flag of Egypt Egypt N/A; determined by the National Council of Wages for government and public sector employees; it differs among sectors[4] N/A N/A
Flag of El Salvador El Salvador US$182.05 a month for service employees; US$178.79 for industrial laborers; US$161.97 for maquila workers; US$85.59 for agriculture industry workers, with US$93.56 for seasonal coffee harvesters, $79.35 for sugarcane workers, and $71.38 for cotton pickers[4] 30 1,773
Flag of Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea N/A; set by the government for all sectors of the formal economy; varies from sector to sector[4] N/A N/A
Flag of Eritrea Eritrea 360 Eritrean nakfa per month in the civil service sector[4] 95 961
Flag of Estonia Estonia 3,600 Estonian krooni per month[13] 24 5,322
Flag of Ethiopia Ethiopia none; some government institutions and public enterprises set their own minimum wages: public sector employees, the largest group of wage earners, earned a monthly minimum wage of 320 birr; employees in the banking and insurance sector had a minimum monthly wage of 336 birr[4] 202 2,500
Flag of Fiji Fiji none; set for certain sectors[4]
Flag of Finland Finland not in law; however, the law requires all employers, including nonunionized ones, to meet the minimum wages agreed to in collective bargaining agreements in each sector of the workforce; almost all workers are covered under such arrangements[4]
Flag of France France 8.44 per hour[4] 51 16,825[14]
Flag of Gabon Gabon 80,000 CFA francs per month; government workers received an additional monthly allowance of 20,000 CFA francs per child; government workers also received transportation, housing, and family benefits; the law does not mandate housing or family benefits for private sector workers[4] 27 2,093
Flag of The Gambia The Gambia 19.55 dalasi per day for unskilled labor; in practice 50 dalasi[4] 130 3,117
Flag of Georgia (country) Georgia 115 Georgian lari a month for public employees; 20 lari a month for private sector workers[4] 6 265
Flag of Germany Germany none, except for construction workers and cleaning staff[4]
Flag of Ghana Ghana 1.60 Ghanaian cedis a day[4] 65 1,934[15]
Flag of Greece Greece 29 daily and €658 monthly[4] 33 11,715
Flag of Grenada Grenada set for various categories of workers; for example, agricultural workers were classified into male and female workers; rates for men were EC$5.00 per hour, and for women EC$4.75 per hour; however, if a female worker performed the same task as a man, her rate of pay was the same; the minimum wage for domestic workers was set at EC$400 monthly[4] 71 6,823[6]
Flag of Guatemala Guatemala 44.58 Guatemalan quetzales per day for agricultural work and 45.82 quetzales for nonagricultural work[4] 60 2,706
Flag of Guinea Guinea the labor code allows the government to set a minimum hourly wage; however, the government has not exercised this provision nor does it promote a standard wage[4]
Flag of Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau set annually for all categories of work; 19,030 CFA francs per month plus a bag of rice[4] 224 1,749
Flag of Guyana Guyana G$28,415 per month in the public sector; G$4,000 per week for certain categories of private sector workers; affected occupations include retail cashiers and clerks, printers, drivers, and conductors[4] 77 4,173
Flag of Haiti Haiti 70 Haitian gourdes a day[4] 71 1,368
Flag of Honduras Honduras based on a scale divided into 10 sectors based on the size of the worker's place of employment; the scale ranges from 54.5 Honduran lempiras a day for unskilled labor to 134.89 lempiras a day for workers in financial and insurance companies[4] 54 1,826
Flag of Hong Kong Hong Kong HK$3,400 per month for foreign domestic workers[4] 18 7,460
Flag of Hungary Hungary 65,500 Hungarian forint per month[4] 30 6,373
Flag of Iceland Iceland none; minimum wages are negotiated in various collectively bargained agreements and applied automatically to all employees in those occupations, regardless of union membership; while the agreements can be either industry- or sector-wide, and in some cases firm-specific, the minimum wage levels are occupation-specific[4]
Flag of India India N/A; varies according to the state and to the sector of industry; state governments set a separate minimum wage for agricultural workers; some industries, such as the apparel and footwear industries, did not have a prescribed minimum wage[4] N/A N/A
Flag of Indonesia Indonesia established by provincial and district authorities, which vary by province, district, and sector; as high as 1,000,000 rupiah per month in Aceh; as low as 390,000 rupiah per month in one area[4] 28 1,309
Flag of Iran Iran N/A; set anually for each industrial sector and region; the law stipulates that the minimum wage should meet the living expenses of a family and should take inflation into account[4] N/A N/A
Flag of Iraq Iraq none[4]
Flag of Ireland Ireland 8.65 per hour[16] 40 18,965[17]
Flag of Israel Israel approximately 47.5 percent of the average wage, or 3,760 Israeli new sheqel per month; often supplemented by special allowances for citizens[4] 48 16,006
Flag of Italy Italy none by law; instead set through collective bargaining agreements on a sector-by-sector basis[4]
Flag of Jamaica Jamaica J$2,800 per week and J$4,140 per week for private security guards[4] 53 2,445
Flag of Japan Japan ranges from 618 Japanese yen to 739 yen per hour; set on a prefectural and industry basis[4] 32 10,861[6]
Flag of Jordan Jordan 110 Jordanian dinars per month; applies to all workers except domestic servants, those working in small family businesses, and those in the agricultural sector[4] 68 4,049
Flag of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 9,752 Kazakhstani tenge a month[4] 15 1,593
Flag of Kenya Kenya the lowest urban minimum wage was 7,578 shillings per month, and the lowest agricultural minimum wage for unskilled employees was 2,536 shillings per month, excluding housing allowance[4] 52 762
Flag of Kiribati Kiribati none; estimated by government authorities to be between A$1.60 to A$1.70 per hour[4] 305 7,834[18]
Flag of North Korea North Korea N/A[4] N/A N/A
Flag of South Korea South Korea 3,480 South Korean won per hour; reviewed annually[4] 40 10,248[6]
Flag of Kosovo Kosovo none adopted[4]
Flag of Kuwait Kuwait 200 Kuwaiti dinars per month for public sector citizen employees and 90 dinars for public sector non-citizen employees; no legal minimum wage in the private sector; 40 dinars for domestic workers[4] 26 5,505
Flag of Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 340 Kyrgyzstani som per month[4] 16 380
Flag of Laos Laos 11,154 Lao kip a day and 290,000 Lao kip a month for factory workers; 250,000 kip for civil servants, often complemented with government benefits and housing subsidies[4] 48 1,203
Flag of Latvia Latvia 120 Latvian latu a month[4] 23 4,211
Flag of Lebanon Lebanon 500,000 Lebanese lira per month [19] 37 2,227
 Lesotho 252 maloti per month for lower-skilled jobs such as domestic workers; 686 maloti per month for textile machine operator trainees; 738 maloti per month for textile general workers[4] 66 1,564
 Liberia 15 LD per hour not exceeding 8 hours per day, excluding benefits, for unskilled laborers; 15 LD per hour for agricultural workers, excluding benefits; none for skilled labor; 3,300 LD per month for civil servants[4] N/A N/A
 Libya 85 dinars per month; the government heavily subsidizes rent, utilities, and food staples[4] 7 1,055
 Liechtenstein none[4]
 Lithuania 700 Lithuanian litas per month[4] 31 5,567
 Luxembourg for a single worker over the age of 18 is 1,503 per month for unskilled workers and €1,804 per month for skilled workers[4] 24 20,803
 Republic of Macedonia none[4]
 Madagascar 62,543 Malagasy ariary per month for nonagricultural workers; 64,440 ariary per month for agricultural workers[4] 108 1,092
 Malawi MK 97 per day for urban workers; MK 74 per day in all other areas[4] 52 391
 Malaysia none, nationally; 350 Malaysian ringgit per month for plantation workers; raised to 700 ringgit by productivity incentives and bonuses[4] 39 4,935
 Maldives N/A; none for the private sector; the government establishes wage floors for government employment[4] N/A N/A
 Mali 24,660 CFA francs per month, supplemented by a required package of benefits, including social security and health care[4] 114 1,573
 Malta 59.63 Maltese lira a week, combined with an annual mandatory bonus of 220 Maltese lira and a 91 Maltese lira annual cost of living increase to all employees to reflect inflation; citizens are entitled to government subsidies for housing, health care, and education[4] 60 14,040
 Marshall Islands US$2.00 per hour for government and private sector employees[4] N/A N/A
 Mauritania 21,000 Mauritanian ouguiya per month for adults[4] 104 2,624
 Mauritius 517 Mauritian rupees per week for an unskilled worker in the Export Processing Zone (EPZ); 675 rupees per week for an unskilled factory worker outside the EPZ[4] 15 2,156
 Mexico daily minimum wages set anually by law and determined by zone; 51 Mexican pesos in Zona A (Baja California, Federal District, State of Mexico, and large cities), 49 pesos in Zone B (Sonora, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, Veracruz, and Jalisco), and 48 pesos in Zone C (all other states)[4] 13 1,595
 Micronesia US$2.00 per hour for government workers and US$1.35 for private-sector workers in Pohnpei; US$1.25 per hour for government workers in Chuuk; US$1.49 per hour for government workers in Kosrae; US$1.60 per hour for government workers in Yap; US$2.64 for employment with the national government[4] N/A N/A
 Moldova 305 Moldovan lei a month for public sector employees and 708 lei for private sector employees[4] 25 771
 Monaco €8.27 per hour (same as the French minimum wage for full-time work), plus a 5% adjustment[4] N/A N/A
 Mongolia 90,000 Mongolian tögrög per month for public and private sector workers[4] 63 2,008
 Montenegro 55 a month[4] N/A N/A
 Morocco 9.66 Moroccan dirhams per hour in the industrialized sector and 50 dirhams per day for agricultural workers[4] 66 3,971
 Mozambique 1,645 meticais per month for industry and services (including employees in public administration); 1,126 meticais in the agricultural sector[4] 126 2,017[20]
 Myanmar 15,000 Myanma kyat a month for salaried public employees; 500 kyat per day for day laborers, supplemented by various subsidies and allowances[4] 43 1,046
 Namibia no statutory minimum wage law; the mining, construction, and agricultural sectors set basic levels of pay through collective bargaining[4]
 Nauru N/A; there is a graduated salary system for public service officers and employees[4] N/A N/A
 Nepal 2,200 Nepalese rupees a month for unskilled labor; 2,250 NRS for semi-skilled labor; 2,360 NRS for skilled labor; 2,550 NRS for highly skilled labor; additional allowances for food and other benefits totaled 1,100 NRS per month[4] 132 2,658
 Netherlands 1,317 per month[4] 47 17,959
 New Zealand NZ$12.00 per hour for workers 18 years old or older, and NZ$9.60 per hour for those aged 16 or 17 or in training; there is no statutory minimum wage for employees who are under 16 years old[21] 57 15,354[6]
 Nicaragua each key sector of the economy has a different minimum wage; ranges from 1,025 Nicaraguan córdobas a month in the agricultural sector to 2,381 córdobas a month in the financial sector[4] 71 2,884
 Niger the lowest minimum wage was 28,000 CFA francs per month, with an additional 1,000 CFA francs added per month per child; set for each class and category within the formal sector[4] 219 2,217
 Nigeria 8,625 naira per month, nationally (with a 13 month year as the law mandates an extra month's pay for the Christmas holiday); some federal ministries, states, and private sector companies raised their minimum wage to 9,000 naira for all employees[4] 108 1,380
 Norway none; wages normally fall within a national scale negotiated by labor, employers, and local governments[4]
 Oman 140 Omani rials per month for citizens; none for foreign workers[4] 28 5,638
 Pakistan 6,000 Pakistani rupees per month for unskilled workers applying only to industrial and commercial establishments employing 50 or more workers[4] 54 1,604
 Palau US$2.50 per hour; does not include foreign workers[4] N/A N/A
 Panama ranges from 1.01 to 1.87 Panamanian balboas per hour, depending on the region and sector; the law establishes minimum wage rates for specific regions and for most categories of labor, excluding public sector workers[4] 44 4,106[5]
 Papua New Guinea 37.50 Papua New Guinean kina per week for adult workers in the private sector; 75% of the adult minimum wage for new entrants into the labor force between 16 and 21 years of age[4] 65 1,879
 Paraguay 1,340,000 Paraguayan guaraníes per month for private sector workers; there is no public sector minimum wage; 40% of the minimum wage for domestic workers[4] 171 9,664
 Peru 550 Peruvian nuevos soles per month[4] 56 4,175
 Philippines ranges from P200 a day for agricultural workers in the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) to P362 a day for nonagricultural workers in the National Capital Region (NCR); set by tripartite regional wage boards[4] 70 2,719
 Poland 1,126 Polish złotych per month(2008)[2][4] 37 7,506
 Portugal 426 per month for full-time workers, rural workers, and domestic employees ages 18 and older[4] 32 7,544
 Qatar none; the labor law provides the emir with authority to set a minimum wage, but he did not do so[4]
 Romania 500 Romanian lei per month for a full time schedule of 170 hours per month; 120% of the minimum wage for skilled workers; 1000 Romanian lei for university graduates [4] 29 2,576-5152
 Russia 2,300 Russian rubles per month[4] 13 1,686
 Rwanda N/A; no single minimum wage; the government set minimum wages in the small formal sector[4] N/A N/A
 Saint Kitts and Nevis EC$150 per week for full-time domestic workers; EC$200 per week for skilled workers[4] 23 3,996
 Saint Lucia EC$300 a month for office clerks; EC$200 for shop assistants; EC$160 for messengers[4] 12 950
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines EC$25 per day for agriculture industry workers; EC$30 per day for industrial workers earned[4] 49 4,348
 Samoa WST$2.00 per hour for the private sector; WST$2.40 for the public sector[4] 63 4,254[6]
 San Marino 7.01 per hour[22][4] N/A N/A
 São Tomé and Príncipe 650,000 São Tomé and Príncipe dobras per month for civil servants[4] 65 2,279
 Saudi Arabia none; 1,500 Saudi riyals a month unofficially for citizen workers, based on the minimum monthly contribution to the pension system; none for noncitizen workers[4] 31 5,360
 Senegal 209 CFA francs per hour, nationally[4] 101 2,113[6]
 Serbia 11,094 dinars per month[4] 41 3,009
 Seychelles SR2,325 per month in the public sector; none in the private sector[4] 49 10,497
 Sierra Leone 48,000 Sierra Leonean leones per month[4] 66 635
 Singapore no laws or regulations[4]
 Slovakia 8,100 Slovak korún per month[4] 29 5,774
 Slovenia €538 per month[4] 39 10,498
 Solomon Islands SI$1.50 per hour for all workers except those in the fishing and agricultural sectors, who receive SI$1.25[4] 53 1,168[7]
 Somalia none[4]
 South Africa R1,041 a month for farm workers in urban areas and R989 a month in rural areas; for domestics depends on the number of hours worked and ranges from R613 a month to R1,068 a month[4] 29 4,045
 Spain 600 per month[4] 31 9,000
 Sri Lanka none, nationally; 5,000 rupees per month in 31 trades; 200 rupees a day in sectors where there is a daily wage[4] 36 2,099
 Sudan 124 Sudanese pounds per month[4] 59 1,825[23]
 Suriname no legislation; SRD 593 per month is the lowest wage for civil servants[4] 61 4,249[20]
 Swaziland 300 Swazi emalangeni a month for a domestic worker; 420 emalangeni a month for an unskilled worker; 600 emalangeni a month for a skilled worker; 750 emalangeni for teachers[4] 31 1,668
 Sweden none; set by annual collective bargaining contracts[4]
 Switzerland none, which results in low average wages for workers and employees in the clothing, and retail industries; however, a majority of the voluntary collective bargaining agreements contain clauses on minimum compensation, ranging from 2,200 to 4,200 francs per month for unskilled workers and from 2,800 to 5,300 francs per month for skilled employees[4] 38 15,557
 Syria 5,900 Syrian pounds per month for public sector workers, plus benefits, including compensation for meals, uniforms, and transportation; 5,900 Syrian pounds per month for private sector workers[4] 70 3,171
 Tajikistan 20 Tajikistani somoni per month[4] 13 217
 Tanzania set by categories covering eight employment sectors; ranges from 65,000 Tanzanian shillings per month for hotel workers to 350,000 shillings per month for the mineral sector[4] 168 1,459
 Thailand ranges from 143 Thai baht to 191 baht per day, depending on the cost of living in various provinces; set by provincial wage committees that sometimes include only employer representatives[4] 30 2,947
 Togo ranges from 10,000 to 16,000 CFA francs a month[4] 64 988
 Tonga none[4]
 Trinidad and Tobago TT$10 per hour[4] 21 3,938[6]
 Tunisia for the industrial sector: 240 Tunisian dinars per month for a 48-hour workweek and 208 dinars per month for a 40‑hour workweek; 7.84 dinars per day for specialized agricultural workers and 8.27 dinars per day for qualified agricultural workers[4] 47 4,540
 Turkey 585 Turkish new lira per month[4] 80 7,835
 Turkmenistan 1 to 1.5 million Turkmenistani manat per month in the state sector[4] 46 4,329
 Tuvalu A$130 biweekly in the public sector[4] N/A N/A
 Uganda 6,000 Ugandan shillings per month[4] 11 193
 Ukraine 525 Ukrainian hryven' per month[24] 39 3,331
 United Arab Emirates none[4]
 United Kingdom £5.52 per hour (aged 22 and older), £4.60 per hour (aged 18-21) or £3.40 per hour (under 18 and finished compulsory education); from October 2008, these rates will rise to £5.73, £4.77 and £3.53 respectively[25] 61 22,624[5]
 United States the federal minimum wage is US$5.85 per hour; states may also set a minimum, in which case the higher of the two is controlling[26] 27 11,941[6]
 Uruguay 3,244 Uruguayan pesos per month[4] 24 3,075
 Uzbekistan 15,525 Uzbekistani som per month[4] 20 497
 Vanuatu 20,000 Vanuatu vatu per month[4] 118 4,370
 Venezuela 799,15 Venezuelan bolívares per month[4] 42 3,379
 Vietnam official monthly minimum wage for unskilled laborers at foreign-invested joint ventures and foreign and international organizations: 1,000,000 VND in the urban districts of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City; 900,000 VND in the suburban districts of Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and several other industrial districts and towns; and 800,000 VND elsewhere; the government may temporarily exempt certain joint ventures from paying the minimum wage during the first months of an enterprise's operations or if the enterprise is located in a very remote area, but the minimum monthly wage in these cases can be no lower than 800,000 VND; the official monthly minimum wage for unskilled labor in the state sector was 540,000 VND in the provinces and 620,000 VND in the urban districts of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City[4] 49 1,824
 Western Sahara identical to those in Morocco[4] N/A N/A
 Yemen none[4]
 Zambia 268,000 Zambian kwacha per month for nonunionized workers[4] 85 985
 Zimbabwe N/A; none nationally, except for agricultural and domestic workers; government regulations for each of the 22 industrial sectors specify minimum wages[4] N/A N/A

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References

  1. ^ Percentages were calculated by dividing the annual wage in international dollars by the country's 2006 PPP gross domestic product per capita, obtained from the IMF's World Economic Outlook Database, October 2007 Edition.
  2. ^ a b GDP (PPP) per capita and PPP conversion rate for all IMF member countries, from the IMF's World Economic Outlook Database, October 2007 Edition.
  3. ^ Annual wages were calculated by multiplying monthly wages by 12, weekly wages by 52 and daily wages by 5x52; a purchasing power parity (PPP) conversion rate from 2006 —obtained from the International Monetary Fund (IMF)'s World Economic Outlook Database, October 2007 Edition— was used to convert the annual wage from national currency to international dollars.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd be bf bg bh bi bj bk bl bm bn bo bp bq br bs bt bu bv bw bx by bz ca cb cc cd ce cf cg ch ci cj ck cl cm cn co cp cq cr cs ct cu cv cw cx cy cz da db dc dd de df dg dh di dj dk dl dm dn do dp dq dr ds dt du dv dw dx dy dz ea eb ec ed ee ef eg eh ei ej ek el em en eo ep eq er es et eu ev ew ex ey ez fa fb fc fd fe ff fg fh fi fj fk fl fm fn fo fp fq fr fs ft fu fv fw fx fy fz ga gb gc gd 2007 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, United States Department of State.
  5. ^ a b c d 48 hours a week
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l 40 hours a week
  7. ^ a b 45 hours a week
  8. ^ [1], International Herald Tribune.
  9. ^ Minimum salary in Bulgaria rises to 220 leva, Sofia Echo Thu 10 Jan 2008
  10. ^ List of minimum wages in Canada
  11. ^ Chilean Law 20,204
  12. ^ Chilean Labor Code
  13. ^ National agreement fixes minimum wage for 2007. Eironline. Retrieved on 2007-07-13.
  14. ^ 35 hours a week
  15. ^ Due to a currency revaluation, IMF data was divided by 10000.
  16. ^ Minimum wage rises by 35c per hour. RTÉ News. Retrieved on 2007-07-13.
  17. ^ 39 hours a week
  18. ^ 36¼ hours a week
  19. ^ Naharnet News Desk
  20. ^ a b Due to a currency revaluation, IMF data was divided by 1000.
  21. ^ Minimum pay. Department of Labour. Retrieved on 2007-07-13.
  22. ^ PPP conversion rate and GDP (PPP) per capita for Italy were used for annual wage calculations
  23. ^ Due to a currency revaluation, IMF data was divided by 100.
  24. ^ Державна податкова адміністрація України
  25. ^ Minimum wage will rise to £5.73. BBC News.
  26. ^ Minimum wage in the United States, List of U.S.A. minimum wages

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