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Labor > Salaries and benefits > Hourly minimum wage: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Hourly minimum wage at international USD (this means that discrepancies in purchasing power have been compensated for).

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Luxembourg $11.10 2013
2 Australia $10.63 2012
=3 France $9.43 2013
=3 Monaco $9.43 2013
5 Belgium $9.12 2013
6 San Marino $8.80 2013
7 Argentina $8.76 2012
8 Ireland $8.65 2013
9 New Zealand $8.59 2012
10 Netherlands $8.53 2013
11 United Kingdom $7.81 2013
12 Canada $7.71 2012
13 Taiwan $7.40 2012
14 United States $7.25 2012
15 South Korea $5.87 2012
16 Japan $5.64 2012
17 Andorra $5.55 2013
18 The Bahamas $5.49 2012
19 Israel $5.45 2012
20 Marshall Islands $5.19 2012
21 Oman $4.90 2012
22 Slovenia $4.52 2013
23 Spain $4.34 2013
24 Saudi Arabia $4.11 2012
25 Malta $4.05 2013
26 Hong Kong $3.98 2012
27 Ecuador $3.96 2012
28 Greece $3.94 2013
29 Antigua and Barbuda $3.57 2012
30 Iran $3.50 2012
31 Venezuela $3.47 2012
32 Barbados $3.40 2012
33 Saint Kitts and Nevis $3.28 2012
34 Portugal $3.26 2013
35 Chile $3.02 2012
36 Vanuatu $2.86 2012
37 Paraguay $2.80 2012
38 Kosovo $2.70 2012
39 Turkey $2.55 2013
40 Palau $2.50 2012
=41 Poland $2.34 2013
=41 Libya $2.34 2012
43 Croatia $2.30 2013
44 Belize $2.29 2012
45 Algeria $2.27 2012
46 Costa Rica $2.19 2012
=47 Brazil $2.18 2012
=47 Colombia $2.18 2012
49 Dominica $2.17 2012
50 Estonia $2.13 2013
51 Peru $2.08 2012
52 Thailand $2.04 2012
53 Slovakia $2.02 2013
54 Gabon $1.96 2012
55 Hungary $1.95 2013
56 Latvia $1.93 2013
57 Equatorial Guinea $1.87 2012
58 Jamaica $1.85 2012
59 Czech Republic $1.84 2013
60 Bolivia $1.82 2012
=61 Trinidad and Tobago $1.79 2012
=61 Malaysia $1.79 2012
63 Uruguay $1.77 2012
64 Lithuania $1.76 2013
65 China $1.73 2012
66 Panama $1.72 2012
67 Guatemala $1.65 2012
=68 Honduras $1.58 2012
=68 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines $1.58 2012
70 Guyana $1.55 2012
71 Morocco $1.48 2012
72 Jordan $1.47 2012
73 Syria $1.37 2012
74 Papua New Guinea $1.31 2012
75 Turkmenistan $1.29 2012
76 Tunisia $1.27 2012
77 Afghanistan $1.24 2012
78 Pakistan $1.23 2012
79 Comoros $1.22 2012
80 Romania $1.20 2013
81 Mongolia $1.18 2012
82 Lesotho $1.15 2012
83 Kazakhstan $1.13 2012
84 Nicaragua $1.08 2012
85 Chad $1.04 2012
86 Republic of Macedonia $1.03 2013
87 Serbia $1.02 2013
88 Mauritania $0.98 2012
89 Bulgaria $0.95 2013
=90 Bosnia and Herzegovina $0.94 2013
=90 Sudan $0.94 2012
92 Nepal $0.92 2012
=93 Philippines $0.91 2012
=93 Tajikistan $0.91 2012
=95 Samoa $0.89 2012
=95 Mexico $0.89 2012
=97 Haiti $0.88 2012
=97 Lebanon $0.88 2012
=99 Albania $0.87 2013
=99 Kuwait $0.87 2012
101 Indonesia $0.86 2012
=102 Montenegro $0.85 2013
=102 East Timor $0.85 2012
104 Mozambique $0.84 2012
=105 Solomon Islands $0.81 2012
=105 El Salvador $0.81 2012
=107 Ghana $0.77 2012
=107 Nigeria $0.77 2012
=109 Belarus $0.76 2013
=109 Russia $0.76 2013
111 The Gambia $0.72 2012
112 Republic of the Congo $0.71 2012
113 Burkina Faso $0.70 2012
=114 Bhutan $0.68 2012
=114 Togo $0.68 2012
116 Ukraine $0.67 2013
117 Niger $0.63 2012
=118 India $0.61 2012
=118 Dominican Republic $0.61 2012
=120 Azerbaijan $0.60 2013
=120 Benin $0.60 2012
=120 Senegal $0.60 2012
123 Mauritius $0.59 2012
=124 Zambia $0.57 2012
=124 Uzbekistan $0.57 2012
126 Vietnam $0.56 2012
127 Swaziland $0.54 2012
=128 Laos $0.53 2012
=128 Cameroon $0.53 2012
130 Armenia $0.51 2013
131 Sri Lanka $0.50 2012
=132 Angola $0.48 2012
=132 Madagascar $0.48 2012
134 Mali $0.44 2012
135 Malawi $0.40 2012
136 Botswana $0.38 2012
137 Kenya $0.34 2012
138 Moldova $0.33 2013
=139 Democratic Republic of the Congo $0.32 2012
=139 Guinea-Bissau $0.32 2012
=139 Liberia $0.32 2012
142 Tanzania $0.25 2012
143 Georgia $0.24 2013
144 Kyrgyzstan $0.22 2012
145 Bangladesh $0.19 2012
146 Central African Republic $0.17 2012
147 Cuba $0.08 2012
148 Sierra Leone $0.06 2012
149 Uganda $0.03 2012

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