Rwanda  Minimum Wage, Labor Law, and Employment Data Sheet Rwanda Minimum Wage Rate 2018

Appx. Yearly Minimum Wage
$496.00 USD
Rank by Min. Wage
113 / 197
Gross National Product
$2,036.00 USD

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

What is the Rwanda Minimum Wage?

Rwanda'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.

No national minimum wage; Rwanda's minimum wage rates range from 500 to1000 Rwandan francs per day ($0.83- in the tea industry and 1500 to 5000 francs a day ($2.50 to $8.30) in the construction industry. Rwanda's minimum wage was last changed in 1-Jan-2013.

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

Rwanda's yearly minimum wage is $496.00 in International Currency. International Currency is a measure of currency based on the value of the United States dollar in 2009. There are 113 countries with a higher Minimum Wage then Rwanda, and Rwanda is in the bottom percent of all countries based on the yearly minimum wage rate.

Facts and statistics about Rwanda

Rwanda is a country located in the Eastern Africa region with a population of 7,733,000 and an average life span of 39.3 years.

Local Name Rwanda/Urwanda
Gross National Product $2,036.00
Government Type Republic
Current Leader Paul Kagame
Independence Year 1962
Continent & Region Africa, Eastern Africa
Surface Area 26,338 square kilometers
ISO 3166 Country Code RW

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