Sierra Leone  Minimum Wage, Labor Law, and Employment Data Sheet Sierra Leone Minimum Wage Rate 2024

Appx. Yearly Minimum Wage
$211.00 USD
Rank by Min. Wage
120 / 197
Gross National Product
$746.00 USD

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

What is the Sierra Leone Minimum Wage?

Sierra Leone'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.

Sierra Leone;s minimum wage rate is 500,000 Sierra Leonean leones per month for all employees. Sierra Leone's minimum wage was last changed in 1-Jan-2015 .

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

Sierra Leone's yearly minimum wage is $211.00 in International Currency. International Currency is a measure of currency based on the value of the United States dollar in 2009. There are 120 countries with a higher Minimum Wage then Sierra Leone, and Sierra Leone is in the bottom percent of all countries based on the yearly minimum wage rate.

Facts and statistics about Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is a country located in the Western Africa region with a population of 4,854,000 and an average life span of 45.3 years.

Local Name Sierra Leone
Gross National Product $746.00
Government Type Republic
Current Leader Ahmed Tejan Kabbah
Independence Year 1961
Continent & Region Africa, Western Africa
Surface Area 71,740 square kilometers
ISO 3166 Country Code SL

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