Sao Tome and Príncipe  Minimum Wage, Labor Law, and Employment Data Sheet Sao Tome and Príncipe Minimum Wage Rate 2018

Appx. Yearly Minimum Wage
$747.00 USD
Rank by Min. Wage
109 / 197
Gross National Product
$6.00 USD

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

What is the Sao Tome and Príncipe Minimum Wage?

Sao Tome and Príncipe'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.

São Tomé and Príncipe's does not have a minimum wage rate for the private sector. There is a minimum wage rate of 750,000 São Tomé and Príncipe dobras per month for civil servants. Sao Tome and Príncipe's minimum wage was last changed in 1-Jan-2013.

How does Sao Tome and Príncipe's minimum wage compare to the minimum wage in other countries?

Sao Tome and Príncipe's yearly minimum wage is $747.00 in International Currency. International Currency is a measure of currency based on the value of the United States dollar in 2009. There are 109 countries with a higher Minimum Wage then Sao Tome and Príncipe, and Sao Tome and Príncipe is in the bottom percent of all countries based on the yearly minimum wage rate.

Facts and statistics about Sao Tome and Príncipe

Sao Tome and Príncipe is a country located in the Central Africa region with a population of 147,000 and an average life span of 65.3 years.

Local Name São Tomé e Príncipe
Gross National Product $6.00
Government Type Republic
Current Leader Miguel Trovoada
Independence Year 1975
Continent & Region Africa, Central Africa
Surface Area 964 square kilometers
ISO 3166 Country Code ST

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