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Wage Payment at the end of wage period (Days)

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Wage Payment at the end of wage period (Days)
Wage Payments (within days after due date)
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AfghanistanZ: Insufficient DataAfghanistan
AlbaniaE: No Clear ProvisionAlbania
AlgeriaZ: Insufficient DataAlgeria
AngolaZ: Insufficient DataAngola
ArgentinaA: 1-5 Days4Argentina
AustraliaZ: Insufficient DataAustralia
AustriaA: 1-5 Days1Austria
AzerbaijanZ: Insufficient DataAzerbaijan
BahrainZ: Insufficient DataBahrain
BangladeshB: 6-10 Days7Bangladesh
BelarusZ: Insufficient DataBelarus
BelgiumA: 1-5 Days4Belgium
BeninB: 6-10 Days8Benin
BhutanZ: Insufficient DataBhutan
BoliviaZ: Insufficient DataBolivia
BotswanaZ: Insufficient DataBotswana
BrazilA: 1-5 Days5Brazil
BulgariaZ: Insufficient DataBulgaria
Burkina FasoE: No Clear ProvisionBurkina Faso
BurundiB: 6-10 Days8Burundi
CambodiaZ: Insufficient DataCambodia
CameroonZ: Insufficient DataCameroon
CanadaZ: Insufficient DataCanada
Cape VerdeZ: Insufficient DataCape Verde
Central African RepublicZ: Insufficient DataCentral African Republic
ChadZ: Insufficient DataChad
ChileZ: Insufficient DataChile
ChinaE: No Clear ProvisionChina
ColombiaE: No Clear ProvisionColombia
Congo (Brazzaville)Z: Insufficient DataCongo (Brazzaville)
Costa RicaE: No Clear ProvisionCosta Rica
Côte d’IvoireZ: Insufficient DataCôte d’Ivoire
CroatiaC: More Than 10 Days15Croatia
CubaZ: Insufficient DataCuba
CyprusZ: Insufficient DataCyprus
Czech RepublicE: No Clear ProvisionCzech Republic
Democratic Republic of the CongoZ: Insufficient DataDemocratic Republic of the Congo
DenmarkZ: Insufficient DataDenmark
DjiboutiZ: Insufficient DataDjibouti
EcuadorZ: Insufficient DataEcuador
EgyptE: No Clear ProvisionEgypt
El SalvadorA: 1-5 Days2El Salvador
EritreaZ: Insufficient DataEritrea
EstoniaE: No Clear ProvisionEstonia
EthiopiaE: No Clear ProvisionEthiopia
FinlandA: 1-5 Days1Finland
FranceE: No Clear ProvisionFrance
GabonZ: Insufficient DataGabon
GambiaZ: Insufficient DataGambia
GermanyA: 1-5 Days1Germany
GhanaE: No Clear ProvisionGhana
GreeceE: No Clear ProvisionGreece
GuatemalaE: No Clear ProvisionGuatemala
GuineaE: No Clear ProvisionGuinea
GuyanaZ: Insufficient DataGuyana
HaitiE: No Clear ProvisionHaiti
HondurasE: No Clear ProvisionHonduras
Hong KongZ: Insufficient DataHong Kong
HungaryB: 6-10 Days10Hungary
IcelandZ: Insufficient DataIceland
IndiaB: 6-10 Days7India
IndonesiaE: No Clear ProvisionIndonesia
IranZ: Insufficient DataIran
IraqZ: Insufficient DataIraq
IrelandZ: Insufficient DataIreland
IsraelZ: Insufficient DataIsrael
ItalyZ: Insufficient DataItaly
JapanZ: Insufficient DataJapan
JordanZ: Insufficient DataJordan
KazakhstanZ: Insufficient DataKazakhstan
KenyaE: No Clear ProvisionKenya
KuwaitZ: Insufficient DataKuwait
KyrgyzstanZ: Insufficient DataKyrgyzstan
LatviaE: No Clear ProvisionLatvia
LebanonZ: Insufficient DataLebanon
LesothoZ: Insufficient DataLesotho
LiberiaZ: Insufficient DataLiberia
LibyaZ: Insufficient DataLibya
LithuaniaE: No Clear ProvisionLithuania
LuxembourgA: 1-5 Days1Luxembourg
MadagascarB: 6-10 Days8Madagascar
MalawiZ: Insufficient DataMalawi
MalaysiaZ: Insufficient DataMalaysia
MaliZ: Insufficient DataMali
MaltaE: No Clear ProvisionMalta
MauritaniaZ: Insufficient DataMauritania
MexicoE: No Clear ProvisionMexico
MoldovaA: 1-5 Days1Moldova
MongoliaZ: Insufficient DataMongolia
MoroccoZ: Insufficient DataMorocco
MozambiqueE: No Clear ProvisionMozambique
MyanmarZ: Insufficient DataMyanmar
NamibiaZ: Insufficient DataNamibia
NepalZ: Insufficient DataNepal
NetherlandsB: 6-10 Days7Netherlands
New ZealandZ: Insufficient DataNew Zealand
NicaraguaZ: Insufficient DataNicaragua
NigerB: 6-10 Days8Niger
NigeriaZ: Insufficient DataNigeria
NorwayZ: Insufficient DataNorway
OmanB: 6-10 Days7Oman
PakistanB: 6-10 Days7Pakistan
PanamaZ: Insufficient DataPanama
Papua New GuineaZ: Insufficient DataPapua New Guinea
ParaguayE: No Clear ProvisionParaguay
PeruE: No Clear ProvisionPeru
PhilippinesZ: Insufficient DataPhilippines
PolandB: 6-10 Days10Poland
PortugalE: No Clear ProvisionPortugal
QatarZ: Insufficient DataQatar
RomaniaE: No Clear ProvisionRomania
RussiaZ: Insufficient DataRussia
RwandaB: 6-10 Days7Rwanda
Saudi ArabiaE: No Clear ProvisionSaudi Arabia
SenegalB: 6-10 Days8Senegal
SerbiaZ: Insufficient DataSerbia
SingaporeZ: Insufficient DataSingapore
SlovakiaE: No Clear ProvisionSlovakia
SloveniaC: More Than 10 Days18Slovenia
SomaliaZ: Insufficient DataSomalia
South AfricaB: 6-10 Days7South Africa
South KoreaZ: Insufficient DataSouth Korea
South SudanA: 1-5 Days3South Sudan
SpainE: No Clear ProvisionSpain
Sri LankaB: 6-10 Days10Sri Lanka
SudanZ: Insufficient DataSudan
SurinameZ: Insufficient DataSuriname
SwazilandZ: Insufficient DataSwaziland
SwedenB: 6-10 Days9Sweden
SwitzerlandZ: Insufficient DataSwitzerland
SyriaZ: Insufficient DataSyria
TaiwanZ: Insufficient DataTaiwan
TajikistanZ: Insufficient DataTajikistan
TanzaniaE: No Clear ProvisionTanzania
ThailandZ: Insufficient DataThailand
Timor-LesteA: 1-5 Days1Timor-Leste
TogoB: 6-10 Days8Togo
TunisiaZ: Insufficient DataTunisia
TurkeyC: More Than 10 Days20Turkey
UgandaE: No Clear ProvisionUganda
UkraineZ: Insufficient DataUkraine
United Arab EmiratesZ: Insufficient DataUnited Arab Emirates
United KingdomE: No Clear ProvisionUnited Kingdom
United StatesE: No Clear ProvisionUnited States
UruguayZ: Insufficient DataUruguay
UzbekistanZ: Insufficient DataUzbekistan
VenezuelaZ: Insufficient DataVenezuela
VietnamC: More Than 10 Days30Vietnam
YemenB: 6-10 Days6Yemen
ZambiaA: 1-5 Days5Zambia
ZimbabweE: No Clear ProvisionZimbabwe

Wages must be paid regularly on a daily, weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis. Bubble size indicates the number of days wage payments are received after the due date.

Minimum Wage Provisions

The minimum wage must cover the living expenses of the employee and his/her family members.

Overtime Compensation Rates 

Overtime Rate is for daytime overtime work. When there is more than one rate, we take what is above 48 hours.

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