Countries with highest minimum wage in the world in 2019
With the recently signed N30,000 minimum wage bill into law by President Muhammadu Buhari, followed by the gradual implementation of same by some state governors,
Legit.ng gathers the list of countries in the world with the highest average wage for 2019.
It is quite sad that Nigeria does not make the cut of 37 countries with better minimum workers' pay even though the implemented wage bill was widely celebrated.
According to CEO World Magazine, Australia tops the list with an hourly minimum wage of$14.14 followed by Luxemborg which pays$13.14 per hour.
New Zealand, France and Netherland follow the two first countries making the top 5 with$11.28, $11.24, and $11.01 respectively.