List Of African Countries With Highest Minimum Wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has been battling with President Bola Tinubu-led federal government for a new national minimum wage. The organised labour said a new minimum wage is necessary following the removal of fuel subsidies and the current economic hardship in the country. While labour and the federal government are yet to agree on […] The post List Of African Countries With Highest Minimum Wage appeared first on TheNGblog | Nigeria's Best News Blog.

Jun 3, 2024 - 08:01
List Of African Countries With Highest Minimum Wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has been battling with President Bola Tinubu-led federal government for a new national minimum wage.

The organised labour said a new minimum wage is necessary following the removal of fuel subsidies and the current economic hardship in the country.

While labour and the federal government are yet to agree on a new minimum for the country, below is a list of 10 African countries with the highest minimum wage, as reported by The Nation.

10 African countries with highest minimum wage
1. Seychelles

Seychelles, with a minimum wage of $465.4, is ranked number in Africa and 38th in the world.

2. Libya

The North African country is the second-best country with a minimum wage of $321.83. Libya is ranked 45th in the world.

3. Morocco

Another North African country occupies the third position with a $314.7 minimum wage. Globally, Morocco is ranked 47th.

4. Gabon

Gabon, with $270.5 as minimum wage, occupies the fourth position in the list of African countries with the highest minimum wage. In the world, Gabon is ranked 50th.

5. Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea is the fifth African country with the highest minimum wage. The country’s minimum wage is $211.54. The oil-producing country is ranked 58th in the world.

6. Algeria

The North African country has a national minimum wage of $140.14 and is ranked the sixth best in Africa. Globally, Algeria is ranked 72nd.

7. Cape Verde

Cape Verde has the seventh-best national minimum wage in Africa with $139.46. Globally, Cape Verde is ranked 73rd

8. Kenya

The East African country known as a tourist destination in the continent has a national minimum wage of $130.57, making it 8th in Africa and 75th globally.

9. Mozambique

Mozambique’s national minimum wage is $113.8 and it occupies the ninth position in Africa. On the global stage, Mozambique is ranked 79th.

10. Lesotho

The land-locked country in Southern Africa completes the top ten list of African countries with the highest national minimum wage.

The country’s minimum wage is $109.62. Lesotho is ranked 80th in the world.

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