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)[citation needed], 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
Foo 10 10 10-10-2000
Belgium Logo European Central Bank.svg Belgium 1531.93 €1,531.93[2] €9.30 1 1 July 2016
Bulgaria Bulgaria 235.20 460 lev 2.65 lev 1,95583 1 January 2017
Croatia Croatia 439.33 3,276 kuna 18.90 kuna 7.45758 1 January 2017
Czech Republic Czech Republic 407.00 11,000.00 koruna 66 koruna 27.00 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)[3] €2.78[3] 1 1 January 2017
France Logo European Central Bank.svg France 1480.27 €1,480.27 (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate)[2][1] €9.76[4] 1 1 January 2017
Germany Logo European Central Bank.svg Germany 1498.00 €1,498.00 (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate)[2][1] €8.84[5] 1 1 January 2017
Greece Logo European Central Bank.svg Greece 683.76 €683.76 (€586.08 in 14 payments)[2][1] €3.94 1 14 February 2012
Hungary Hungary 411.00 (519.00 for skilled emp.) 127,500.00 (161,000 for skilled emp.) forint 733.00 (926 for skilled emp.) forint 308 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)[2][1] €9.25[6] 1 1 January 2017
Latvia Logo European Central Bank.svg Latvia 380.00 €380.00[2] €2.13 1 1 January 2017
Lithuania Logo European Central Bank.svg Lithuania 380.00 €380.00[2] €2.19 1 1 July 2016
Luxembourg Logo European Central Bank.svg Luxembourg 1998.59 €1,998.59[2] €11.53 1 1 January 2017
Malta Logo European Central Bank.svg Malta 735.63 €735.63 (minimum wage is fixed at a weekly rate)[2][1] €4.24 1 1 January 2017
Netherlands Logo European Central Bank.svg Netherlands 1551.60 €1,551.60[2] €8.95 1 1 January 2017
Poland Poland 464.60 2,000 złoty 11.54 złoty 4.30 1 January 2017
Portugal Logo European Central Bank.svg Portugal 649.83 €649.83 (€557 in 14 payments)[2][1] €3.75 1 1 January 2017
Romania Romania 321.23 1,450 lei 8.37 lei 4.51 1 February 2017
Slovakia Logo European Central Bank.svg Slovakia 435.00 €435.00[2] €2.50 1 1 January 2017
Slovenia Logo European Central Bank.svg Slovenia 804.96 €804.96[2] €4.64 1 1 January 2017
Spain Logo European Central Bank.svg Spain 825.65 €825.65 (€707.7 in 14 payments)[2][1] €4.76 1 1 January 2017
United Kingdom United Kingdom 1375.27 £1,170 (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate)[7] £7.20[7] 0.85 1 October 2016

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. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t "Minimum wages". Eurostat. Retrieved 27 Dec 2016. 
  3. ^ a b Estonia, National minimum wage rates
  4. ^ Raise of the French minimum wage
  5. ^ Germany raises the minimum wage by four percent in 2017
  6. ^ Minimum Wage Ireland 2017
  7. ^ 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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