Minimum wage in general term means the lowest amount of money paid out to an employee by an employee. This could be weekly, in two weeks or monthly as the case may be. While some country has a low minimum wage, some are equally enjoying high minimum wage at the same time. Some countries most especially in Africa have no minimum wage at all which the implication can be positive or negative as well. Countries in highly developed places like Europe and America enjoy a massive minimum rate and even Australia as well. But Africa seems to be getting some of the lowest minimum wages as compared to other parts of the world.
We already know Morocco and Libya to be topping the list for quite some time now but if you didn’t know, now you know. However, let us see the other countries that are equally high up there in the list of Highest minimum wage in Africa.
Here is the round-up of ten countries in Africa with the highest minimum wage. If you have been wondering where your country is ranked then you have the opportunity to see it for yourself. However, we have made a great compilation of all the countries in Africa with their minimum wages. Now, here is the breakdown of all the Highest minimum wage countries in Africa.
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Note: This report is just for the moment, as minimum wage constantly changes over a period of time. But as at the time of writing this, the below is what the highest minimum wage in Africa looks like.
Country Currency Minimun Wage Compare to Dollar Rank
1 Libya Libyan Dollar 450 $322.58 1st
3 Ghana Cedis 290 $283.29 3rd
5 Eq. Guinea CFA Franc 129,035 $219.11 5th
6 South Africa Rand 2,474 $168.56 6th
7 Djibouti DJF 35,000 $196.7 7th
8 Congo Br CFA Franc 90,000 $152.83 8th
9 Algeria Dinar 18,000 $150 9th
10 Cape Verde escudo 13,000 $130.75 10th
That has been our list of the highest minimum wage in Africa at the moment. The two North African giant (Morocco and Libya) are slugging it out at the very top at the moment. This may change with time and trust us to equally update it as they come.