India  Minimum Wage, Labor Law, and Employment Data Sheet India Minimum Wage Rate 2024

Appx. Yearly Minimum Wage
None Applicable
Rank by Min. Wage
122 / 197
Gross National Product
$447,114.00 USD

Because India does not have a minimum wage, there is no mandatory minimum rate of pay for workers in India. Pay rates must be agreed upon directly with the employer through collective bargaining or other means of negotiating a fair living wage.

What is the India Minimum Wage?

India'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.

While India has no national minimum wage,minimum wages may be set by state or sector of industry. Wages vary from 160 rupees ($2.40) per day in Bihar to 423 rupees ($6.35) per day in Delhi based on Minimum Wages Act,1948. State governments also set a separate minimum wage for agricultural workers. India's minimum wage was last changed in 1-Jan-2015.

Facts and statistics about India

India is a country located in the Southern and Central Asia region with a population of 1,013,662,000 and an average life span of 62.5 years.

Local Name Bharat/India
Gross National Product $447,114.00
Government Type Federal Republic
Current Leader Kocheril Raman Narayanan
Independence Year 1947
Continent & Region Asia, Southern and Central Asia
Surface Area 3,287,263 square kilometers
ISO 3166 Country Code IN

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