Brazil  Minimum Wage, Labor Law, and Employment Data Sheet Brazil Minimum Wage Rate 2018

Appx. Yearly Minimum Wage
11,440 reais
Rank by Min. Wage
122 / 197
Gross National Product
$776,739.00 USD

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

What is the Brazil Minimum Wage?

Brazil'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 Brazil minimum wage rate is 880 reais per month,paid 13 times a year.The Brazilian minimum wage is adjusted annually by the federal government,with each Brazilian state having its own minimum wage,which cannot be lower than the federal minimum wage. Brazil's minimum wage was last changed in 1-Jan-2016.

Facts and statistics about Brazil

Brazil is a country located in the South America region with a population of 170,115,000 and an average life span of 62.9 years.

Local Name Brasil
Gross National Product $776,739.00
Government Type Federal Republic
Current Leader Fernando Henrique Cardoso
Independence Year 1822
Continent & Region South America, South America
Surface Area 8,547,403 square kilometers
ISO 3166 Country Code BR

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