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

Appx. Yearly Minimum Wage
$664.00 USD
Rank by Min. Wage
111 / 197
Gross National Product
$1,061.00 USD

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

What is the Lesotho Minimum Wage?

Lesotho'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 Lesotho minimum wage is 1,178 maloti ($102) per month to 1,285 maloti ($112) per month and varies by sector. The minimum wage rate are set annually. Lesotho's minimum wage was last changed in 1-Jan-2014.

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

Lesotho's yearly minimum wage is $664.00 in International Currency. International Currency is a measure of currency based on the value of the United States dollar in 2009. There are 111 countries with a higher Minimum Wage then Lesotho, and Lesotho is in the bottom percent of all countries based on the yearly minimum wage rate.

Facts and statistics about Lesotho

Lesotho is a country located in the Southern Africa region with a population of 2,153,000 and an average life span of 50.8 years.

Local Name Lesotho
Gross National Product $1,061.00
Government Type Constitutional Monarchy
Current Leader Letsie III
Independence Year 1966
Continent & Region Africa, Southern Africa
Surface Area 30,355 square kilometers
ISO 3166 Country Code LS

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