Sri Lanka  Minimum Wage, Labor Law, and Employment Data Sheet Sri Lanka Minimum Wage Rate 2024

Appx. Yearly Minimum Wage
$1,619.00 USD
Rank by Min. Wage
85 / 197
Gross National Product
$15,706.00 USD

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

What is the Sri Lanka Minimum Wage?

Sri Lanka'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.

Sri Lanka's minimum wage rate is 10,000 rupees per month. Sri Lanka's minimum wage was last changed in 1-Jan-2016.

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

Sri Lanka's yearly minimum wage is $1,619.00 in International Currency. International Currency is a measure of currency based on the value of the United States dollar in 2009. There are 85 countries with a higher Minimum Wage then Sri Lanka, and Sri Lanka is in the top 43 percent of all countries based on the yearly minimum wage rate.

Facts and statistics about Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a country located in the Southern and Central Asia region with a population of 18,827,000 and an average life span of 71.8 years.

Local Name Sri Lanka/Ilankai
Gross National Product $15,706.00
Government Type Republic
Current Leader Chandrika Kumaratunga
Independence Year 1948
Continent & Region Asia, Southern and Central Asia
Surface Area 65,610 square kilometers
ISO 3166 Country Code LK

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