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

Appx. Yearly Minimum Wage
480,000 CFA francs
Rank by Min. Wage
122 / 197
Gross National Product
$2,357.00 USD

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

What is the Benin Minimum Wage?

Benin'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 Benin minimum wage rate is 40,000 CFA francs per month; the government has also set specific minimum wage scales for a number of different occupations. Benin's minimum wage was last changed in 1-Apr-2014.

Facts and statistics about Benin

Benin is a country located in the Western Africa region with a population of 6,097,000 and an average life span of 50.2 years.

Local Name Bénin
Gross National Product $2,357.00
Government Type Republic
Current Leader Mathieu Kérékou
Independence Year 1960
Continent & Region Africa, Western Africa
Surface Area 112,622 square kilometers
ISO 3166 Country Code BJ

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