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

Appx. Yearly Minimum Wage
$2,021.00 USD
Rank by Min. Wage
76 / 197
Gross National Product
$998.00 USD

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

What is the Mauritania Minimum Wage?

Mauritania'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.

Mauritania's minimum wage rate is 30,000 Mauritanian ouguiya per month for all adult workers. Mauritania's minimum wage was last changed in 1-Sep-2011.

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

Mauritania's yearly minimum wage is $2,021.00 in International Currency. International Currency is a measure of currency based on the value of the United States dollar in 2009. There are 76 countries with a higher Minimum Wage then Mauritania, and Mauritania is in the top 39 percent of all countries based on the yearly minimum wage rate.

Facts and statistics about Mauritania

Mauritania is a country located in the Western Africa region with a population of 2,670,000 and an average life span of 50.8 years.

Local Name Muritaniya/Mauritanie
Gross National Product $998.00
Government Type Republic
Current Leader Maaouiya Ould Sid´Ahmad Taya
Independence Year 1960
Continent & Region Africa, Western Africa
Surface Area 1,025,520 square kilometers
ISO 3166 Country Code MR

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