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NMW Ghana 2022

The minimum wage goes up in Ghana

In 2022, the national minimum wage in Ghana remained fixed at €51.5 per month, that is 618 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 351.8 Ghana cedi and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 26 Ghana cedi per month from the previous year, 7.98%. This increase is less than the CPI of 2021 which was 12.6%,and so workers, despite the raise, have lost buying power in the last year.

If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Ghana is in 110 nd place, so it is among the countries with the lowest minimum salary of the 120 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 2022 and see all the information about this country in Ghana economy.

Ghana - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
2022351.8$42.5€51.5
2021325.8$56.1€46.1
2020307.3$54.9€49.5
2019276.9$53.1€50.2
2018251.7$54.9€47.5
2017228.8$52.6€51.6
2016208.0$53.2€50.3
2015182.0$49.0€46.7
2014156.0$53.9€52.2
2013141.5$71.4€56.9
2012121.0$66.3€57.7
2011100.7$66.2€52.3
201084.0$58.7€40.8
200971.6$50.9€42.1
200860.8$57.7€42.4
200751.3$55.0€0
200643.2$47.2
200536.4$40.2
200430.2$33.6
200324.8$28.7
200219.3$24.4
200114.9$20.7
200011.3$20.8
19997.8$29.4
19985.4$23.4
19975.4$26.4
19964.6$28.1
19953.2$27.0
Ghana - Minimum wages
Ghana - Minimum wages