List of European Union member states by minimum wage

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The following list provides information relating to the minimum wages of in the European Union member states.

The calculations are based on the assumption of a 40-hour working week and a 52-week year, with the exceptions of France (35 hours),[1] Belgium (38 hours)[2], United Kingdom (38.1 hours),[1] Ireland (39 hours),[1] and Germany (39.1 hours).[1]

Most of minimum wages are fixed at a monthly rate, but there are countries where minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate or weekly rate.

Minimum wages by EU member states

EU member state Monthly minimum wage (EUR) Monthly minimum wage Hourly rate Exchange rate Effective per
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Belgium Logo European Central Bank.svg Belgium 1562.59 €1,562.59[3][4] €9.49 1 1 June 2017
Bulgaria Bulgaria 235.20 460.00 lev (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate and at a monthly rate simultaneously)[5] 2.77 lev[5] 1.95583 1 January 2017
Croatia Croatia 436.80 3,276.00 kuna[6] 18.90 kuna 7.50 1 January 2017
Czech Republic Czech Republic 426.19 11,000.00 koruna (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate and at a monthly rate simultaneously)[7] 66.00 koruna[7] 25.81 1 January 2017
Estonia Logo European Central Bank.svg Estonia 470.00 €470.00 (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate and at a monthly rate simultaneously)[8] €2.78[8] 1 1 January 2017
France Logo European Central Bank.svg France 1480.27 €1,480.27 (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate)[3][1] €9.76[9] 1 1 January 2017
Germany Logo European Central Bank.svg Germany 1498.00 €1,498.00 (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate)[3][1] €8.84[10] 1 1 January 2017
Greece Logo European Central Bank.svg Greece 683.76 €683.76 (€586.08 in 14 payments)[3][1][11] €3.94 1 14 February 2012
Hungary Hungary 409.98 127,650.00 forint[12] 736.44 forint 311.36 1 January 2017
Republic of Ireland Logo European Central Bank.svg Ireland 1563.25 €1,563.25 (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate)[3][1] €9.25[13] 1 1 January 2017
Latvia Logo European Central Bank.svg Latvia 380.00 €380.00[3] €2.19 1 1 January 2017
Lithuania Logo European Central Bank.svg Lithuania 380.00 €380.00 (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate and at a monthly rate simultaneously)[14] €2.32[14] 1 1 July 2016
Luxembourg Logo European Central Bank.svg Luxembourg 1998.59 €1,998.59 (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate and at a monthly rate simultaneously)[15] €11.55[15] 1 1 January 2017
Malta Logo European Central Bank.svg Malta 735.63 €735.63 (minimum wage is fixed at a weekly rate)[3][1] €4.24 1 1 January 2017
Netherlands Logo European Central Bank.svg Netherlands 1565.40 €1,565.40[16] €9.03 1 1 July 2017
Poland Poland 473.93 2,000 złoty[17] 11.54 złoty 4.22 1 January 2017
Portugal Logo European Central Bank.svg Portugal 649.83 €649.83 (€557 in 14 payments)[3][1] €3.75 1 1 January 2017
Romania Romania 316.59 1,450 lei[18] 8.37 lei 4.58 1 February 2017
Slovakia Logo European Central Bank.svg Slovakia 435.00 €435.00 (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate and at a monthly rate simultaneously)[19] €2.50[19] 1 1 January 2017
Slovenia Logo European Central Bank.svg Slovenia 804.96 €804.96[3] €4.64 1 1 January 2017
Spain Logo European Central Bank.svg Spain 825.65 €825.65 (€707.7 in 14 payments)[3][1] €4.76 1 1 January 2017
United Kingdom United Kingdom 1375.83 £1,238.25 (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate)[20] £7.50[20] 0.90 1 April 2017

EU member states with no minimum wage

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Minimum wage statistics". Eurostat. Retrieved 27 Dec 2016. 
  2. ^ Employment legislation
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "Minimum wages". Eurostat. Retrieved 27 Dec 2016. 
  4. ^ Dépassement de l'indice-pivot ! Quels effets ?
  5. ^ a b MINIMUM WAGE IN BULGARIA INCREASES
  6. ^ Minimum wage in 2017 set at HRK 3,276
  7. ^ a b Changes regarding payroll from 1st January 2017
  8. ^ a b Estonia, National minimum wage rates
  9. ^ Raise of the French minimum wage
  10. ^ Germany raises the minimum wage by four percent in 2017
  11. ^ How the minimum wage has evolved
  12. ^ Hungarian Minimum Wage set to Increase by 15 % in 2017 - December 29, 2016
  13. ^ Minimum Wage Ireland 2017
  14. ^ a b Minimalus mėnesio atlyginimas (MMA) nuo liepos didės 30 eurų iki 380 eurų
  15. ^ a b How your Luxembourg bank balance will be affected in 2017
  16. ^ Factsheets veranderingen minimumloon per 1 juli 2017
  17. ^ Polish PM signs into force 8.1% rise in minimum wage to PLN 2,000 for 2017
  18. ^ Salariul minim 2017: Majorare cu 200 de lei pe brut, de la 1 februarie, potrivit sefului PSD. Cat vor plati patronii si cat vor primi angajatii
  19. ^ a b Nariadenie vlády č. 280/2016 Z. z.
  20. ^ a b "National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates - GOV.UK". www.gov.uk. 

External links

  • Eurostat - Minimum wages
  • Eurostat .- Monthly minimum wages - bi-annual
  • Google - public data: Minimum Wage in Europe
  • Database Central Europe; minimum wages in Central Eastern Europe
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