Tanzania  Minimum Wage, Labor Law, and Employment Data Sheet Tanzania Minimum Wage Rate 2023

Appx. Yearly Minimum Wage
$1,593.00 USD
Rank by Min. Wage
87 / 197
Gross National Product
$8,005.00 USD

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

What is the Tanzania Minimum Wage?

Tanzania'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.

Tanzania's minimum wage is set by categories covering various employment sectors. The minimum wage ranges from 40,000 Tanzanian shillings per month to 400,000 shillings per month. Tanzania's minimum wage was last changed in 1-Jan -2013.

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

Tanzania's yearly minimum wage is $1,593.00 in International Currency. International Currency is a measure of currency based on the value of the United States dollar in 2009. There are 87 countries with a higher Minimum Wage then Tanzania, and Tanzania is in the top 44 percent of all countries based on the yearly minimum wage rate.

Facts and statistics about Tanzania

Tanzania is a country located in the Eastern Africa region with a population of 33,517,000 and an average life span of 52.3 years.

Local Name Tanzania
Gross National Product $8,005.00
Government Type Republic
Current Leader Benjamin William Mkapa
Independence Year 1961
Continent & Region Africa, Eastern Africa
Surface Area 883,749 square kilometers
ISO 3166 Country Code TZ

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