In 2012, the national minimum wage in Tunisia remained fixed at 133.6 € per month, that is 1,603 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.
If we look at the minimum salary in Tunisian dinars, which is the official currency in Tunisia, we can see that, this year, it was 259 Tunisian dinars and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 13 Tunisian dinars per month from the previous year, 5.28%. This increase is greater than the CPI of 2011 which was 4.2%, so workers have gained buying power in the last year.
If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Tunisia is in 63 nd place, so it is among the countries with the lowest minimum salary of the 91 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 Tunisia. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2012 and see all the information about this country in Tunisia economy.