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

Appx. Yearly Minimum Wage
$830.00 USD
Rank by Min. Wage
106 / 197
Gross National Product
$9,217.00 USD

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

What is the Kenya Minimum Wage?

Kenya'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.

Kenya's minimum wage rate is set by the government by location,age and skill level; the lowest urban minimum wage was 10,107.10 shillings per month,and the lowest agricultural minimum wage for unskilled employees was 2,536 shillings per month,excluding housing allowance. Kenya's minimum wage was last changed in 1-May-2015.

How does Kenya's minimum wage compare to the minimum wage in other countries?

Kenya's yearly minimum wage is $830.00 in International Currency. International Currency is a measure of currency based on the value of the United States dollar in 2009. There are 106 countries with a higher Minimum Wage then Kenya, and Kenya is in the bottom percent of all countries based on the yearly minimum wage rate.

Facts and statistics about Kenya

Kenya is a country located in the Eastern Africa region with a population of 30,080,000 and an average life span of 48.0 years.

Local Name Kenya
Gross National Product $9,217.00
Government Type Republic
Current Leader Daniel arap Moi
Independence Year 1963
Continent & Region Africa, Eastern Africa
Surface Area 580,367 square kilometers
ISO 3166 Country Code KE

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