Papua New Guinea  Minimum Wage, Labor Law, and Employment Data Sheet Papua New Guinea Minimum Wage Rate 2024

Appx. Yearly Minimum Wage
$3,304.00 USD
Rank by Min. Wage
53 / 197
Gross National Product
$4,988.00 USD

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

What is the Papua New Guinea Minimum Wage?

Papua New Guinea'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.

Papua New Guinea's minimum wage is 3.20 Papua New Guinean kina per hour for adult workers in the private sector. Papua New Guinea's minimum wage was last changed in 1-Aug-2014.

How does Papua New Guinea's minimum wage compare to the minimum wage in other countries?

Papua New Guinea's yearly minimum wage is $3,304.00 in International Currency. International Currency is a measure of currency based on the value of the United States dollar in 2009. There are 53 countries with a higher Minimum Wage then Papua New Guinea, and Papua New Guinea is in the top 27 percent of all countries based on the yearly minimum wage rate.

Facts and statistics about Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea is a country located in the Melanesia region with a population of 4,807,000 and an average life span of 63.1 years.

Local Name Papua New Guinea/Papua Niugini
Gross National Product $4,988.00
Government Type Constitutional Monarchy
Current Leader Elisabeth II
Independence Year 1975
Continent & Region Oceania, Melanesia
Surface Area 462,840 square kilometers
ISO 3166 Country Code PG

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