Vanuatu  Minimum Wage, Labor Law, and Employment Data Sheet Vanuatu Minimum Wage Rate 2024

Appx. Yearly Minimum Wage
$5,254.00 USD
Rank by Min. Wage
40 / 197
Gross National Product
$261.00 USD

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

What is the Vanuatu Minimum Wage?

Vanuatu'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.

Vanatu's minimum wage rate is 30,000 Vanuatu vatu per month for all workers. Vanuatu's minimum wage was last changed in 20-Aug-2012.

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

Vanuatu's yearly minimum wage is $5,254.00 in International Currency. International Currency is a measure of currency based on the value of the United States dollar in 2009. There are 40 countries with a higher Minimum Wage then Vanuatu, and Vanuatu is in the top 20 percent of all countries based on the yearly minimum wage rate.

Facts and statistics about Vanuatu

Vanuatu is a country located in the Melanesia region with a population of 190,000 and an average life span of 60.6 years.

Local Name Vanuatu
Gross National Product $261.00
Government Type Republic
Current Leader John Bani
Independence Year 1980
Continent & Region Oceania, Melanesia
Surface Area 12,189 square kilometers
ISO 3166 Country Code VU

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