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

Appx. Yearly Minimum Wage
$12,341.00 USD
Rank by Min. Wage
12 / 197
Gross National Product
$27,037.00 USD

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

What is the Kuwait Minimum Wage?

Kuwait'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.

Kuwait's minimum wage is 60 Kuwaiti dinars per month ($216). Kuwait's minimum wage was last changed in 14-Apr-2010.

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

Kuwait's yearly minimum wage is $12,341.00 in International Currency. International Currency is a measure of currency based on the value of the United States dollar in 2009. There are 12 countries with a higher Minimum Wage then Kuwait, and Kuwait is in the top 6 percent of all countries based on the yearly minimum wage rate.

Facts and statistics about Kuwait

Kuwait is a country located in the Middle East region with a population of 1,972,000 and an average life span of 76.1 years.

Local Name Al-Kuwayt
Gross National Product $27,037.00
Government Type Constitutional Monarchy (Emirate)
Current Leader Jabir al-Ahmad al-Jabir al-Sabah
Independence Year 1961
Continent & Region Asia, Middle East
Surface Area 17,818 square kilometers
ISO 3166 Country Code KW

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