Burkina Faso  Minimum Wage, Labor Law, and Employment Data Sheet Burkina Faso Minimum Wage Rate 2018

Appx. Yearly Minimum Wage
415,968 CFA francs
Rank by Min. Wage
122 / 197
Gross National Product
$2,425.00 USD

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

What is the Burkina Faso Minimum Wage?

Burkina Faso'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 Burkina Faso minimum wage is 34,664 CFA francs a month in the formal sector; the minimum wage does not apply to subsistence agriculture or other informal occupations. Burkina Faso's minimum wage was last changed in 1-Apr-2012.

Facts and statistics about Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is a country located in the Western Africa region with a population of 11,937,000 and an average life span of 46.7 years.

Local Name Burkina Faso
Gross National Product $2,425.00
Government Type Republic
Current Leader Blaise Compaoré
Independence Year 1960
Continent & Region Africa, Western Africa
Surface Area 274,000 square kilometers
ISO 3166 Country Code BF

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