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

Appx. Yearly Minimum Wage
$494.00 USD
Rank by Min. Wage
114 / 197
Gross National Product
$1,687.00 USD

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

What is the Malawi Minimum Wage?

Malawi'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.

Malawi's minimum wage is MK 687.70 per day. Malawi's minimum wage was last changed in 1-Jan-2016.

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

Malawi's yearly minimum wage is $494.00 in International Currency. International Currency is a measure of currency based on the value of the United States dollar in 2009. There are 114 countries with a higher Minimum Wage then Malawi, and Malawi is in the bottom percent of all countries based on the yearly minimum wage rate.

Facts and statistics about Malawi

Malawi is a country located in the Eastern Africa region with a population of 10,925,000 and an average life span of 37.6 years.

Local Name Malawi
Gross National Product $1,687.00
Government Type Republic
Current Leader Bakili Muluzi
Independence Year 1964
Continent & Region Africa, Eastern Africa
Surface Area 118,484 square kilometers
ISO 3166 Country Code MW

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