Mauritius Minimum Wage Rate 2018
Mauritius has a government-mandated minimum wage, and no worker in Mauritius can be paid less then this mandatory minimum rate of pay. Employers in Mauritius who fail to pay the Minimum Wage may be subject to punishment by Mauritius' government.
What is the Mauritius Minimum Wage?
Mauritius' 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 Mauritius minimum wage rate is 607 Mauritian rupees per week for an unskilled worker in the Export Processing Zone (EPZ); 794 rupees per week for an unskilled factory worker outside the EPZ; set by the government by sector,and increased each year based on the inflation rate. Mauritius' minimum wage was last changed in 1-Jan-2014.
How does Mauritius' minimum wage compare to the minimum wage in other countries?
Mauritius' yearly minimum wage is $1,737.00 in International Currency. International Currency is a measure of currency based on the value of the United States dollar in 2009. There are 83 countries with a higher Minimum Wage then Mauritius, and Mauritius is in the top 42 percent of all countries based on the yearly minimum wage rate.
Facts and statistics about Mauritius
Mauritius is a country located in the Eastern Africa region with a population of 1,158,000 and an average life span of 71.0 years.
|Gross National Product||$4,251.00|
|Current Leader||Cassam Uteem|
|Continent & Region||Africa, Eastern Africa|
|Surface Area||2,040 square kilometers|
|ISO 3166 Country Code||MU|
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