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NMW Ghana 2013

Ghana rises the national minimum wage

In 2013, the national minimum wage in Ghana remained fixed at 56.9 € per month, that is 683 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.

If we look at the minimum salary in Ghana cedi, which is the official currency in Ghana, we can see that, this year, it was 141.5 Ghana cedi and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 20.5 Ghana cedi per month from the previous year, 16.94%. This increase is greater than the CPI of 2012 which was 8.8%, so workers have gained buying power in the last year.

If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Ghana is in 90 nd place, so it is among the countries with the lowest minimum salary of the 95 of the list.

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) of a country is the minimum amount (lowest salary) per hour, per day, or per month that employers may legally pay to workers.

In the table that follows we show you the progression of the National Minimum Wage Ghana. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2013 and see all the information about this country in Ghana economy.

Ghana - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
January 2013141.575.1 $56.9 €
December 201267.4 $
January 2012121.076.4 $57.7 €
December 201166.6 $
January 2011100.769.3 $52.3 €
December 201058.7 $
January 201084.058.6 $40.8 €
December 200950.8 $
January 200971.659.0 $42.1 €
December 200857.4 $
January 200860.863.3 $42.4 €
December 200754.9 $
January 200751.30.0 $0 €
December 200647.1 $
January 200643.20 $
December 200540.2 $
January 200536.40 $
December 200433.6 $
January 200430.20 $
December 200328.7 $
January 200324.80 $
December 200224.4 $
January 200219.30 $
December 200120.7 $
January 200114.90 $
December 200020.8 $
January 200011.30 $
December 199929.4 $
January 19997.80 $
December 199823.4 $
January 19985.40 $
December 199726.4 $
January 19975.40 $
December 199628.1 $
January 19964.6
December 199527.0 $
January 19953.2
Ghana - Minimum wages
Ghana - Minimum wages