Afghanistan  Minimum Wage, Labor Law, and Employment Data Sheet Afghanistan Minimum Wage Rate 2023

Appx. Yearly Minimum Wage
60,000 Afghani
Rank by Min. Wage
122 / 197
Gross National Product
$5,976.00 USD

Afghanistan has a government-mandated minimum wage, and no worker in Afghanistan can be paid less then this mandatory minimum rate of pay. Employers in Afghanistan who fail to pay the Minimum Wage may be subject to punishment by Afghanistan's government.

What is the Afghanistan Minimum Wage?

Afghanistan's Minimum Wage is the lowest amount a worker can be legally paid for his work. Most countries have a nation-wide minimum wage that all workers must be paid.

The Afghanistan minimum wage rate is 5,000 Afghani per month for government workers with no minimum set for for private sector workers,but labor law forbids a lower wage. Informal sector day workers have no minimum wage set by law. Afghanistan's minimum wage was last changed in 1-Jan-2014.

Facts and statistics about Afghanistan

Afghanistan is a country located in the Southern and Central Asia region with a population of 22,720,000 and an average life span of 45.9 years.

Local Name Afganistan/Afqanestan
Gross National Product $5,976.00
Government Type Islamic Emirate
Current Leader Mohammad Omar
Independence Year 1919
Continent & Region Asia, Southern and Central Asia
Surface Area 652,090 square kilometers
ISO 3166 Country Code AF

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