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DEFINITION: Minimum wage.

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Afghanistan 5,000 Afghani per month for government workers. No minimum set for private sector workers, but labor law prevents paying private sector workers less than government workers. Informal sector day workers are unprotected.
Albania 21,000 Albanian lek \u00eb per month, nationally. The law establishes a 40-hour workweek, but the actual workweek is typically set by individual or collective-bargaining agreement.
Algeria 18,000 Algerian dinars per month, nationally.
Andorra \u20ac962 ($1,233) per month, \u20ac5.55 ($7.12) per hour.
Angola 11,854.30 kwanza per month; paid thirteen times times a year.
Antigua and Barbuda EC$ 7.50 ($2.78) per hour.
Argentina 3,600 Argentine pesos ($455) per month for up to 200 hours; paid thirteen times a year.
Armenia 45,000 Armenian dram per month.
Australia Most workers are covered by an award , which may vary by employee age, geographical location and industry. For adults not covered by an award or agreement, the minimum wages is A$ 16.37 per hour, A$622.20 per week; set federally by Fair Work Australia . Junior workers, apprentices and trainees not covered by an award each have a minimum wage level set nationally.
Austria None; instead, nationwide collective bargaining agreements set minimum wages by job classification for each industry and provide for a minimum wage of \u20ac 1,000 per month\u2014Wages where no such collective agreements exist, such as for domestic workers, janitorial staff, and au pairs, are regulated in pertinent law and are generally lower than those covered by collective bargaining.
Azerbaijan 105 Azerbaijani manat per month.
Bahrain None; 300 BHD ($800) for the public sector workers (only applies to Bahraini nationals).
Bangladesh 1,500 taka ($19) per month for all economic sectors not covered by industry-specific wages; in the garment industry the minimum wage is 5,300 taka ($68) per month. The minimum wage is set nationally every five years by the National Minimum Wage Board in a tripartite forum industry by industry.
Barbados BDS$ 6.25 ($3.13) per hour for household domestics and shop assistants; the Ministry of Labor recommends all other sectors use this as the de facto minimum wage.
Belarus 9,890 Belarusian rubles per hour and 1,660,000 Belarusian rubles per month.
Belgium url= http://www.emploi.belgique.be/defaultTab.aspx?id=39004 |title=Salaire - Service public f\u00c3\u00a9d\u00c3\u00a9ral Emploi, Travail et Concertation sociale |publisher=Emploi.belgique.be |date=2013-06-28 |accessdate=2014-03-04}}</ref>
Belize BZ$ 3.30 ($1.65) per hour.
Benin 31,625 CFA francs per month; the government set minimum wage scales for a number of occupations.
Bhutan 3,000 Bhutanese ngultrum ($67) per month.
Bolivia 1200 Bolivian bolivianos per month. plus an obligatory Christmas bonus equal to one month's pay, prorated for the amount of time the worker has worked in their present position.
Bosnia and Herzegovina 320 convertible marks ($216) per month in Republika Srpska ; 357 ($241) convertible marks per month in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina .
Botswana 3.8 Botswana pula ($0.58) an hour for most full-time labor in the private sector; 2.0 ($.26) Botswana pula for domestic workers or approximately 16 pula ($2.05) a day; 408 Botswana pula ($52.31) per month for workers in the agriculture sector.
Brazil R$ 724.00 per month, paid 13 times a year.
Brunei None
Bulgaria 340 Bulgarian lev per month, 2.03 lev per hour.
Burkina Faso 34,664 CFA francs per month.
Burma None; 50,000 Myanma kyat per month for salaried public employees; 2,000 kyat per day for day laborers, supplemented by various subsidies and allowances.
Burundi None; in the past the government set the minimum wage, but during the year the minimum wage was set by market forces.
Cambodia url= http://www.rfa.org/english/news/cambodia/wages-03212013185628.html |title=Cambodia Ups Minimum Wages for Workers |publisher=Rfa.org |date= |accessdate=2014-01-08}}</ref>
Cameroon 28,216 CFA francs ($56) per month.
Canada The minimum wage in Canada is set by each province and territory; ranges from C$ 9.95 to C$11.00 per hour.
Cape Verde None; in the public sector 12,000 Cape Verdean escudos per month for an entry\u2011level worker.
Central African Republic Set in the public sector by decree and varies by sector and by kind of work; for example, approximately 8,500 CFA francs ($17) per month for agricultural workers; approximately 26,000 CFA francs ($51) per month for government workers.
Chad 59,995 CFA francs ($120) per month, 355 CFA francs per hour.
Chile 210,000 Chilean pesos per month for workers aged 18–65; 156,770 pesos for workers younger than 18 and older than 65; and 135,463 pesos for 'non remunerative' purposes.
China The minimum wage in China is set locally, ranges from 830 RMB per month, 7.50 RMB per hour in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region to 1,400 RMB per month, 15.2 RMB per hour in Beijing .
Colombia 616,000 Colombian pesos per month plus 72,000 pesos per month for transportation allowance
Comoros 55,000 Comorian francs ($150) per month.
Costa Rica Varies for specified industries from \u20a1 8,618.72 per 8-hour work day for unskilled workers to \u20a111,463.50 per day for specialized workers. All other occupations not explicitly covered fall under the generic scale, which varies from \u20a1257,219.78 per month for unskilled workers to \u20a1562,375.83 for licentiates .
Croatia 2,984.78 Croatian kuna per month.
Cuba 225 Cuban pesos ($9) per month; supplemented by the government with free education, subsidized medical care (daily pay is reduced by 40 percent after the third day of a hospital stay), housing, and some subsidized food.
Cyprus None; \u20ac870 per month for shop assistants, nurses' assistants, clerks, hairdressers, and nursery assistants; it rises to \u20ac924 after six months' employment.
Czech Republic 8,500 Czech korun per month, 50.60 korun per hour.
Democratic Republic of the Congo 1,680 Congolese francs ($1.83) per day.
Denmark None; instead, negotiated between unions and employer associations; the average minimum wage for all private and public sector collective bargaining agreements was 109 kroner ($19) per hour.
Djibouti None; canceled by the 2006 Labor Code for occupational categories, establishing that wages be set after common agreement between employers and employees.
Dominica EC$ 4.00 ($1.50) per hour.
Dominican Republic 6,320 Dominican pesos ($167) per month in the FTZs and between 6,880 pesos and 11,292 pesos outside the FTZs, depending upon the size of the company; 5,117 pesos ($130) per month for the public sector; 234 pesos a day for farm workers who are covered by minimum wage regulations based on a 10-hour day, with the exception of sugarcane workers who received 129 pesos ($3.19) based on an eight-hour workday.
East Timor US$ 115 per month.
Ecuador US$ 398 per month. Minimun wage has been set by the government on US$340 per month for the year 2014. A worker that works a full year, receives a 13th (of US$340) and a 14th (of US$340) sallary.
Egypt None; for the public sector the minimum wage is LE 700 ($110) per month.
El Salvador Set sector by sector; for example, US$ 224.29 a month for retail employees; US$219.40 for industrial laborers; US$187.68 for apparel assembly workers; US$104.97 for agriculture workers. The wage for seasonal agricultural workers of cotton and sugar cane is used here.
Equatorial Guinea 129,035 CFA franc ($260).
Eritrea None; 500 Eritrean nakfa ($33) per month in the public sector.
Estonia title=Miinimumpalk t\u00f5useb 320 eurolt 355 eurole kuus|url= http://arileht.delfi.ee/news/uudised/miinimumpalk-touseb-320-eurolt-355-eurole-kuus.d?id=67341380|trans_title=Minimum wage rises from 320 to 355, 390 from 2015|publisher=delfi.ee|language=Estonian|accessdate=1 January 2014}}</ref>
Ethiopia None; some government institutions and public enterprises set their own minimum wages: public sector employees, the largest group of wage earners, earned a monthly minimum wage of 420 birr birr ($23); employees in the banking and insurance sector had a minimum monthly wage of 336 birr ($18).
Federated States of Micronesia None; US$ 2.65 per hour for employment with the national government; all states have a minimum hourly wage for government workers: $2.00 in Pohnpei , $1.25 in Chuuk , $1.42 in Kosrae , and $1.60 in Yap ; $1.75 for private sector workers in Pohnpei. |
Fiji url= http://www.radionz.co.nz/international/pacific-news/234720/fiji-minimum-wage-set-at-us$1-point-05 |title=Fiji minimum wage set at US$1.05 | Radio New Zealand News |publisher=Radionz.co.nz |date=2014-01-30 |accessdate=2014-03-04}}</ref>
Finland None; however, the law requires all employers, including non-unionized ones, to pay minimum wages agreed to in collective bargaining agreements; almost all workers are covered under such arrangements.
France url= http://vosdroits.service-public.fr/particuliers/F2300.xhtml |title=Salaire minimum de croissance (Smic) - Service-public.fr |publisher=Vosdroits.service-public.fr |date=1970-01-01 |accessdate=2014-03-04}}</ref>
Gabon url= http://translate.googleusercontent.com/translate_c?depth=1&hl=en&rurl=translate.google.com&sl=fr&tl=en&u=http://fr.allafrica.com/stories/201001190467.html&usg=ALkJrhh1HPcb0tEWLtyZqGyj8WoC2759rw |title=Google Translate |publisher=Translate.googleusercontent.com |date= |accessdate=2014-03-04}}</ref>
Georgia 90 Georgian lari ($54) per month for private sector workers; 115 lari ($68) per month for public employees.
Germany None; except for construction workers, electrical workers, janitors, roofers, painters, and letter carriers. Minimum wage is often set by collective bargaining agreements in other sectors of the economy and enforceable by law.
Ghana 5.24 Ghanaian cedis ($2.91) per day.
Greece url= http://www.boeckler.de/pdf/ta_mindestlohndatenbank.pdf |title=WSI - Mindestlohndatenbank : Inhaltsverzeichnis |publisher=Boeckler.de |accessdate=2014-03-04}}</ref>
Grenada Minimum wage schedules set pay by occupation; for example, the minimum wage for domestic workers, for example, was EC $ 800 ($296.30) monthly, while that for a security guard was EC $6.00 ($2.22) per hour.
Guatemala 71.40 Guatemalan quetzales per day for agricultural and nonagricultural work and 65.63 quetzales per day for work in export-sector regime factories. Minimum wage earners also are due a mandatory monthly bonus of 250 quetzales, and salaried workers receive two mandatory yearly bonuses (the bono 14 and the Christmas bonus), each equivalent to one month\u2019s salary.
Guinea The labor code allows the government to set a minimum hourly wage; however, the government has not exercised this provision nor does it promote a standard wage.
Guinea-Bissau 19,030 CFA francs ($38) per month plus a bag of rice
Guyana G$ 35,000 per month, G$202 per hour; .
Haiti 200 Haitian gourdes ($5) per day for industrial and commercial work; 300 Haitain gourdes ($7.50) per day for workers paid at a piecework rate for an eight-hour workday.
Honduras Minimum wages ranged from a low of 4,870.91 Honduran lempiras per month, 20.3 lempiras per hour to 7,850.56 lempiras per month, 31.8 lempiras per hour.
Hong Kong HK$30 per hour is the minimum wage in Hong Kong .
Hungary 101,500 Hungarian forint per month, 586 Hungarian forint per hour.
Iceland None; minimum wages are negotiated in various collectively bargained agreements and applied automatically to all employees in those occupations, regardless of union membership; while the agreements can be either industry- or sector-wide, and in some cases firm-specific, the minimum wage levels are occupation-specific.
India last=Wage Indicator Foundation|title=Minimum Wages India 2012 \u2013 Current Minimum Wage Rate India|url= http://www.paycheck.in/main/salary/minimumwages|accessdate=10 December 2012}}</ref>
Indonesia date=March 2014}}</ref>
Iran The minimum wage was raised to 487,125 Iranian tomans (165$) (equal to 4,871,250 rials ) effective on the 2013 Persian New year ; set annually for each industrial sector and region. The standard workweek is 44 hours, and any work over 48 entitles the worker to overtime.
Iraq Less than 12,000 Iraqi dinars ($10) per day for a skilled worker and less than 5,250 dinars ($4.50) per day for an unskilled worker.
Ireland url= http://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/employment/employment_rights_and_conditions/pay_and_employment/pay_inc_min_wage.html |title=Minimum rates of pay |publisher=Citizensinformation.ie |date= |accessdate=2014-03-04}}</ref>
Israel 4,300 Israeli new shekel ($1,218$) per month, 23.12 Israeli new shekel ($6.56) per hour.
Italy None; instead set through collective bargaining agreements on a sector-by-sector basis.
Jamaica J$ 5,600 per week.
Japan Ranges from 664 Japanese yen ($8.17) to 869 yen ($10.65) per hour; set on a prefectural and industry basis.
Jordan 190 Jordanian dinars ($268) per month.
Kazakhstan 19,966 Kazakhstani tenge per month.
Kenya Set by the government by location, age and skill level; the lowest urban minimum wage was 11,995 shillings ($139) per month, and the lowest agricultural minimum wage for unskilled employees was 4,854 shillings ($57) per month, excluding housing allowance.
Kiribati None; estimated by government authorities to be between A$ 1.60 ($1.66) to A$1.70 ($1.77) per hour
Kosovo url= http://www.kryeministri-ks.net/repository/docs/Vendimet_e_mbledhjes_se_33-te_te_Qeverise_2011.pdf |title=Republika e Kosoves |publisher=Kryeministri-ks.net |accessdate=2014-03-04}}</ref>
Kuwait 60 Kuwaiti dinars ($216) per month.
Kyrgyzstan 840 Kyrgyzstani som per month, nominally; used for administrative purpose.
Laos 626,000 Lao kip ($79) per month; additionally, employers were required to pay an 8,500-kip ($1) meal allowance per day. The minimum wage for civil servants and state enterprise employees was last increased to 500,000 kip ($63) per month.
Latvia url= http://www.lm.gov.lv/text/2525 |title=Labkl\u0101j\u012bbas ministrija |publisher=Lm.gov.lv |date=2012-07-17 |accessdate=2014-03-04}}</ref>
Lebanon 675,000 pounds ($450) per month, 30,000 pounds per day.
Lesotho 1,029 maloti ($119) per month to 1,122 maloti ($130) per month; varied by sector.
Liberia 15 Liberian dollars ($0.31) per hour not exceeding 8 hours per day, excluding benefits, for unskilled laborers; 5,600 LD ($114) per month for civil servants.
Libya 450 Libyan dinars per month; the government heavily subsidizes rent and utilities.
Liechtenstein None
Lithuania 1000 Lithuanian litas ($371) per month, 6.06 litas ($2.25) per hour.
Luxembourg url= http://www.mss.public.lu/publications/parametres_sociaux/index.html |title=Minist\u00e8re de la S\u00e9curit\u00e9 Sociale du Grand-Duch\u00e9 de Luxembourg - Param\u00e8tres sociaux |publisher=Mss.public.lu |date= |accessdate=2014-03-04}}</ref>
Madagascar 108,019.20 Malagasy ariary per month, 623.20 ariary per hour for non-agricultural workers; 109.520,00 ariary per month, 547.60 ariary per hour for agricultural workers.
Malawi MK 317 ($1.02) per day.
Malaysia RM 900 per month on the peninsula, and RM 800 per month for the states of Sabah, Sarawak, and Labuan.
Maldives None; 3,100 Maldivian rufiyaa ($242) per month in the government sector.
Mali 28,465 CFA francs ($57), supplemented by a required package of benefits, including social security and health care.
Malta url= http://www.justiceservices.gov.mt/DownloadDocument.aspx?app=lom&itemid=11205 |title=National Minimum Wage National Standing Order |publisher=Justiceservices.gov.mt |accessdate=2014-03-04}}</ref>
Marshall Islands US$ 2.00 per hour for government and private sector employees.
Mauritania 30,000 Mauritanian ouguiya ($100) per month for adults.
Mauritius 607 Mauritian rupees ($20) per week for an unskilled worker in the Export Processing Zone (EPZ); 794 rupees ($26) per week for an unskilled factory worker outside the EPZ; set by the government by sector, and increased each year based on the inflation rate.
Mexico 67.29 Mexican pesos per day for Zone A and 63.77 pesos per day for Zone B.
Moldova 1400 Moldovan lei in the private sector; 900 lei per month in the public sector.
Monaco url= http://service-public-particuliers.gouv.mc/Communiques2/SMIC-2013/SMIC-2014 |title=SMIC 2014 / SMIC 2013 / Communiqu\u00e9s / Service Public Particuliers- Monaco |language= (French) |publisher=Service-public-particuliers.gouv.mc |date= |accessdate=2014-03-04}}</ref>
Mongolia 192,000 Mongolian t\u00f6gr\u00f6g per month.
Montenegro url= http://www.poreskauprava.gov.me/vijesti/122181/OBAVJEsTENJE.html?alphabet=cyr |title=\u0414\u0435\u0442\u0430\u0459\u0438 |publisher=Poreskauprava.gov.me |date= |accessdate=2014-03-04}}</ref>
Morocco 97 Moroccan dirhams ($11.50) per day in the industrialized sector, 63.39 dirhams ($7.50) per day for agricultural workers.
Mozambique Set for nine different economic sectors; ranges from 2,300 Mozambican meticias ($78) a month in the agricultural sector to 6,171 meticias ($208) a month in the financial sector.
Namibia None; the mining, construction, security and agricultural sectors set basic levels of pay through collective bargaining.
Nauru None; there is a graduated salary system for public service officers and employees; none for private-sector workers.
Nepal 8,000 Nepalese rupees per month.
Netherlands url= http://www.rijksoverheid.nl/onderwerpen/minimumloon/vraag-en-antwoord/hoe-hoog-is-het-minimumloon.html |title=Hoe hoog is het minimumloon? | Vraag en antwoord |publisher=Rijksoverheid.nl |date=2012-12-20 |accessdate=2014-03-04}}</ref>
New Zealand NZ$ 13.75 per hour for workers 18 years old or older, and NZ$11 per hour for those aged 16 or 17 or in training; there is no statutory minimum wage for employees who are under 16 years old.
Nicaragua Set for nine different economic sectors; ranges from 2,566.89 Nicaraguan c\u00f3rdobas per month in the agricultural sector to 5,799.15 c\u00f3rdobas per month in the financial sector.
Niger 30,047 CFA francs ($60) per month.
Nigeria 18,000 naira per month ($115).
North Korea Averaging 5,000 - 10,000 North Korean won per day. roughly 2000 North Korean won is 1 US Dollar.
Norway None; wages normally fall within a national scale negotiated by labor, employers, and local governments.
Oman 225 Omani rials ($592) per month plus allowances of 100 rials ($263) per month for citizens; does not apply to foreign workers.
Pakistan 10,000 Pakistani rupees per month.
Palau US$ 2.50 per hour; does not include foreign workers.
Panama url= http://www.mitradel.gob.pa/portal/page/portal/PGMITRADEL/Planificacion/Salario |title=Departamento De Analisis De Productividad Y Salario |publisher=Mitradel.gob.pa |accessdate=2014-03-04}}</ref>
Papua New Guinea 100.80 Papua New Guinean kina ($40) per week, 2.29 kina per hour.
Paraguay 1,658,232 Paraguayan guaran\u00edes ($375) per month; The law discriminates against domestic workers, who are legally entitled to only 40 percent of the minimum wage. The law mandates that housing and food be counted towards domestic worker\u2019s salary.
Peru 750 Peruvian nuevos soles ($294) per month.
Philippines url= http://www.nwpc.dole.gov.ph/pages/statistics/stat_current_regional.html|title=SUMMARY OF CURRENT REGIONAL DAILY MINIMUM WAGE RATES|accessdate=23 August 2013}}</ref>
Poland 1,680 PLN (\u20ac405) per month. Real full cost (if a worker is not a student etc.) for employer(from which are taken different social, health etc. funds for that worker) is: 2028,43 PLN, and netto for worker, after cuts for health services, accidents fund, work fund, retirement etc. is 1237,20 PLN. With 40 hours week and 4 weeks in month it give about 12.67 PLN/per hour brutto(or after cuts netto ~7.73 PLN/hour).
Portugal \u20ac 565.83 per month in 12 payments, \u20ac485 per month in 14 payments; for full-time workers, rural workers, and domestic employees ages 18 and older.
Qatar None; the labor law provides the emir with authority to set a minimum wage, but he did not do so.
Republic of Macedonia 10,990 Macedonian denars per month in the textile and leather industries; 12,268 Macedonian denars per month in other sectors.
Republic of the Congo 54,000 CFA francs ($109) per month in the formal sector.
Romania 850 RON Romanian lei per month, 5.059 Romanian lei per hour for a full-time schedule of 168 hours per month. ]
Russia url= http://russianamericanbusiness.org/web_CURRENT/articles/1145/1/The-minimum-wage-will-increase-by-12.9-percent-up-to-5,205-roubles-in-2013|title=The minimum wage will increase by 12.9 percent up to 5,205 roubles in 2013|accessdate=14 June 2013}}</ref>
Rwanda None; ranges from 500 to 1,000 Rwandan francs ($0.83 to $1.66) per day in the tea industry and 1500 to 5000 francs ($2.50 to $8.30) per day in the construction industry.
Saint Kitts and Nevis EC$ 8.00 ($3.00) per hour.
Saint Lucia Minimum wage for some sectors; EC$ 300 ($111) per month for office clerks; EC$200 ($74) for shop assistants; EC$160 ($59) for messengers.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Set sector by sector; for example, EC$ 56 ($20.74) per day for agriculture workers (shelter not provided); EC$40 ($14.81) per day for industrial workers; and EC$25 per day for household domestic workers.
Samoa WST$ 2.00 ($0.89) per hour for the private sector; WST$2.65 ($1.18) for the public sector.
San Marino \u20ac 8.96 ($11.49) per hour.
Saudi Arabia 3,000 Saudi riyals ($800) per month; does not apply to foreign workers.
Senegal 209.10 CFA francs ($0.42) per hour for general workers and 182.95 CFA francs ($0.37) per hour for agricultural workers.
Serbia 115 dinars per hour.
Seychelles None; SR 22.80 ($1.75) per hour in the public sector.
Sierra Leone 21,000 Sierra Leonean leones ($5.75) per month.
Singapore None
Slovakia url= http://www.danovecentrum.sk/clanok-z-titulky/minimalna-mzda_2013.htm |title=Minim\u00e1lna mzda |publisher=Danovecentrum.sk |date= |accessdate=2014-03-04}}</ref>
Slovenia url= http://www.mddsz.gov.si/si/zakonodaja_in_dokumenti/veljavni_predpisi/#c7576 |title=Veljavni predpisi | Ministrstvo za delo, dru\u017eino in socialne zadeve |publisher=Mddsz.gov.si |date= |accessdate=2014-03-04}}</ref>
Solomon Islands SI$ 4.00 ($0.55) per hour for all workers except those in the fishing and agricultural sectors, who received SI$3.20 per hour.
Somalia None
South Africa None; for farm workers the minimum wage is approximately R 7.71 ($0.85) per hour; for domestic workers employed more than 27 hours per week it ranges from 4.85 rand ($0.53) to 7.06 rand ($0.78) per hour.
South Korea 5,210 South Korean won per hour; reviewed annually.
Spain url= http://www.empleo.gob.es/es/informacion/smi/contenidos/imporcualact.htm |title=Ministerio de Empleo y Seguridad Social: Salario m\u00ednimo interprofesional. Importe |publisher=Empleo.gob.es |date= |accessdate=2014-03-04}}</ref>
Sri Lanka 6,500 rupees per month.
Sudan 425 Sudanese pounds per month.
Suriname None; SRD 600 ($180) per month is the lowest wage for civil servants.
Swaziland 531.6 Swazi emalangeni ($76.50) per month for a domestic worker; 420 emalangeni ($60.50) a month for an unskilled worker; 600 emalangeni ($86.50) a month for a skilled worker.
Sweden None; set by annual collective bargaining contracts.
Switzerland None; however, a majority of the voluntary collective bargaining agreements, reached on a sector-by-sector basis, contained minimum compensation clauses, which provided for compensation ranging from 2,200 to 4,200 francs ($2,363 to $4,511) per month for unskilled workers and 2,800 to 5,300 francs ($3,010 to $5,693) per month for skilled employees.
Syria 9,765 to 14,760 Syrian pounds ($176\u2013$266) per month, plus benefits, including compensation for meals, uniforms, and transportation.
Taiwan NT$ 19,047 per month; NT$115 per hour.
Tajikistan 250 Tajikistani somoni per month, plus certain government subsidies for workers and their families.
Tanzania Varies by sector from 40,000 Tanzanian shillings per month to 400,000 shillings per month.
Thailand Ranges from 300 Thai baht per day and up, depending on the cost of living in various provinces; set by provincial tripartite wage committees that sometimes include only employer representatives.
The Bahamas B$ 4.00 ($4.00) per hour, B$30 ($3) per day, and B$150 ($150) per week.
The Gambia 50 dalasi ($1.47) per day for unskilled labor.
Togo 35,000 ($70) CFA francs per month.
Tonga None
Trinidad and Tobago TT$ 12.50 ($1.94) per hour.
Tunisia For the industrial sector: 286 Tunisian dinars ($190) per month for a 48-hour workweek and 246 dinars ($164) per month for a 40\u2011hour workweek; 8 dinars ($5.50) to 9 dinars ($6) per day for agricultural workers; supplemented with transportation and family allowances.
Turkey 1071 Turkish lira per month.
Turkmenistan 440 Turkmenistani manat per month.
Tuvalu None; the minimum annual salary in the public sector was approximately A$ 3,000 to A$4,000 ($3,120 to $4,160).
Uganda 6,000 Ugandan shillings per month.
Ukraine 7.30 Ukrainian hryven' per hour or 1218 Ukrainian hryven' per month.
United Arab Emirates None
United Kingdom \u00a3 6.31 per hour (aged 21 and older), \u00a35.03 per hour (aged 18\u201320) or \u00a33.72 per hour (under 18 and finished compulsory education).
United States The federal minimum wage in the United States is US$ 7.25 per hour. States may also set a minimum, in which case the higher of the two is controlling; some territories are exempt and have lower rates.
Uruguay 7,920 Uruguayan pesos ($390) per month.
Uzbekistan 79,590 Uzbekistani som ($40) per month.
Vanuatu 30,000 Vanuatu vatu ($323) per month, 170 vatu per hour.
Venezuela Bolivares(BsF) 3270 Venezuelan bol\u00edvares per month.
Vietnam author= |url= http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/society/89621/minimum-wage-to-increase-from-2014.html/ |title=Minimum wage to increase from 2014 - News VietNamNet |publisher=English.vietnamnet.vn |date= |accessdate=2014-03-04}}</ref>
Yemen None
Zambia Varies by sector; 522,400 Zambian kwacha per month for domestic workers, K1,132,400 per month for shopkeepers, and between K1,132,400 and K2,101,039 for general workers' in categories one to five which includes receptionists and clerks among others (wages are inclusive transportation, lunch, and housing allowances).
Zimbabwe None, except for agricultural and domestic workers; government regulations for each of the 22 industrial sectors specify minimum wages. The minimum wage for all mine workers is currently pegged at $227 per month.


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