List of European countries by minimum wage

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The following list provides information relating to the minimum wages (gross) of countries in Europe.

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] San Marino (37.5 hours)[2], Belgium (38 hours)[3], United Kingdom (38.1 hours),[1] Ireland (39 hours),[1] Monaco (39 hours),[4] 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.

European countries on the minimum wage

Countries marked on the map in blue have a minimum wage - in the range from € 1000 and above, in orange - from € 500 to € 1000, in red - below € 500. Countries marked on the map in purple do not have a minimum wage.

Minimum wages by country (European countries)

Country Monthly minimum wage (EUR) Monthly minimum wage Hourly rate Exchange rate Effective per
Foo 10 10 10-10-2000
 Albania 179.10 24,000.00 lekë (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate and at a monthly rate simultaneously)[5] 138.00 lekë[5] 134 May 2017
 Andorra 991.47 €991.47 (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate and at a monthly rate simultaneously)[6] €5.72[6] 1 1 January 2017
BelarusFlag of the Eurasian Economic Union.svg Belarus 114.00 265.00 rubles[7] 1.53 rubles 2.27 1 January 2017
BelgiumEuropean Union Logo European Central Bank.svg Belgium 1562.59 €1,562.59[8][9] €9.49 1 1 June 2017
 Bosnia and Herzegovina ( Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina) 207.58 406.00 mark[10] 2.34 mark 1.95583 1 January 2017
 Bosnia and Herzegovina ( Republika Srpska) 201.96 395.00 mark[11] 2.28 mark 1.95583 1 January 2017
BulgariaEuropean Union Bulgaria 260.44 510.00 lev (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate and at a monthly rate simultaneously)[12] 2.77 lev[12] 1.95583 1 January 2018
CroatiaEuropean Union Croatia 455.13 3,439.80 kuna[13] 18.90 kuna 7.50 1 January 2018
Czech RepublicEuropean Union Czech Republic 478 12,200.00 koruna (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate and at a monthly rate simultaneously)[14] 73.20 koruna[14] 25.4 1 January 2018
EstoniaEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg Estonia 500.00 €500.00 (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate and at a monthly rate simultaneously)[15] €2.97[15] 1 1 January 2018
FranceEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg France 1480.27 €1,480.27 (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate)[8][1] €9.76[16] 1 1 January 2017
GermanyEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg Germany 1498.00 €1,498.00 (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate)[8][1] €8.84[17] 1 1 January 2017
GreeceEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg Greece 683.76 €683.76 (€586.08 in 14 payments)[8][1][18] €3.94 1 14 February 2012
HungaryEuropean Union Hungary 409.98 127,650.00 forint[19] 736.44 forint 311.36 1 January 2017
Republic of IrelandEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg Ireland 1563.25 €1,563.25 (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate)[8][1] €9.25[20] 1 1 January 2017
LatviaEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg Latvia 430.00 €430.00 [21] €2.48 1 1 January 2018
LithuaniaEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg Lithuania 400.00 €400.00 (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate and at a monthly rate simultaneously)[22] €2.45[22] 1 1 January 2018
LuxembourgEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg Luxembourg 1998.59 €1,998.59 (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate and at a monthly rate simultaneously)[23] €11.55[23] 1 1 January 2017
 Macedonia 195.10 (net) 12,000.00 denars (net)[24][25] 69.22 denars (net) 61.50 September 2016
MaltaEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg Malta 735.63 €735.63 (minimum wage is fixed at a weekly rate)[8][1] €4.24 1 1 January 2017
 Moldova 117.14 2,380.00 lei (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate and at a monthly rate simultaneously)[26] 14.09 lei[26] 20.31 1 May 2017
 Monaco 1,731.91 €1,731.91 (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate)[4] €10.25[4] 1 1 January 2017
 Montenegro 193.00 (net) €193.00 (net)[27] €1.11 (net) 1 1 May 2013
NetherlandsEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg Netherlands 1565.40 €1,565.40[28] €9.03 1 1 July 2017
PolandEuropean Union Poland 500.25 2,100 złoty[29] 11.54 złoty 4.2 1 January 2018
PortugalEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg Portugal 649.83 €649.83 (€557.00 in 14 payments)[8][1] €3.75 1 1 January 2017
RomaniaEuropean Union Romania 409.28 1,900 lei[30] 11.40 lei 4.64 1 January 2018
RussiaFlag of the Eurasian Economic Union.svg Russia 109.85 7,800 rubles[31] 45.00 rubles 71.00 1 July 2017
 San Marino 1582.57 €1,582.57[32] €9.74 1 1 January 2014
 Serbia 189.35 (net) 22,533 dinars (net) (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate)[33] 130 dinars (net)[33] 119 1 January 2017
SlovakiaEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg Slovakia 480.00 €480.00 (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate and at a monthly rate simultaneously)[34] €2.50[34] 1 1 January 2018
SloveniaEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg Slovenia 804.96 €804.96[8] €4.64 1 1 January 2017
SpainEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg Spain 825.65 €825.65 (€707.70 in 14 payments)[8][1] €4.76 1 1 January 2017
Switzerland Switzerland (Jura and Neuchâtel) 3100.52 3,680.00 Fr. (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate)[35][36] 20.00 Fr.[35][37] 1.1869 1 January 2015
 Ukraine 120.21 3,724 hryvnias (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate and at a monthly rate simultaneously)[38] 22.41 hryvnias[38] 30.97 1 January 2018
United KingdomEuropean UnionUnited Kingdom 1375.83 £1,238.25 (minimum wage is fixed at an hourly rate)[39] £7.50[39] 0.90 1 April 2017

Minimum wages by country (other countries)

Countries that have main territories in Asia with small or none territories in Europe, but considered European countries due to cultural and historical reasons.

Country Monthly minimum wage (EUR) Monthly minimum wage Hourly rate Exchange rate Effective per
Foo 10 10 10-10-2000
ArmeniaFlag of the Eurasian Economic Union.svg Armenia 96.08 55,000.00 dram[40] 317.31 dram 569.14 1 July 2015
 Azerbaijan 58.59 116.00 manat[41] 0.67 manat 1.98 1 January 2017
 Georgia 6.90 20.00 lari[42] 0.12 lari 2.90
KazakhstanFlag of the Eurasian Economic Union.svg Kazakhstan 60.72 24,459.00 tenge[43] 141.11 tenge 402.84 1 January 2017
 Turkey 393.25 1,777.50 lira[44] 8.90 lira 4.52 1 January 2017

Minimum wages by country (other territories)

The following list includes states with limited recognition.

Country Monthly minimum wage (EUR) Monthly minimum wage Hourly rate Exchange rate Effective per
Foo 10 10 10-10-2000
 Kosovo 170.00 €170.00[45] €0.98 1 17 August 2011


Countries 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. ^ Labour in San Marino
  3. ^ Employment legislation
  4. ^ a b c Interprofessionnel de Croissance applicable à compter du 1er janvier 2017.
  5. ^ a b Increase of minimum wage/ Rritja e pagës minimale
  6. ^ a b Actualización del salario mínimo
  7. ^ RESOLUTION OF COUNCIL OF MINISTERS OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS of December 27, 2016 No. 1080
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r "Minimum wages". Eurostat. Retrieved 27 Dec 2016. 
  9. ^ Dépassement de l'indice-pivot ! Quels effets ?
  10. ^ Potpisan Opći kolektivni ugovor u FBiH, minimalna plata 406 maraka
  11. ^ Bosnia's Serb Republic raises minimum wage by 6.8%
  12. ^ a b MINIMUM WAGE IN BULGARIA INCREASES
  13. ^ Minimum wage in 2017 set at HRK 3,276
  14. ^ a b Informace o minimální mzdě od 1. ledna 2018
  15. ^ a b [1]
  16. ^ Raise of the French minimum wage
  17. ^ Germany raises the minimum wage by four percent in 2017
  18. ^ How the minimum wage has evolved
  19. ^ Hungarian Minimum Wage set to Increase by 15 % in 2017 - December 29, 2016
  20. ^ Minimum Wage Ireland 2017
  21. ^ http://www.vertex.lv/en/news/no-2018-gada-minimala-alga-latvija-bus-430-eiro.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  22. ^ a b [2]
  23. ^ a b How your Luxembourg bank balance will be affected in 2017
  24. ^ 2016 Annual Review of Labour Relations and Social Dialogue, Macedonia
  25. ^ ANALYSIS: Economic revolution in Macedonia
  26. ^ a b Începând cu luna mai, salariul minim în sectorul real al economiei Moldovei se va majora
  27. ^ ОБАВЈЕШТЕЊЕ - минимална зарада
  28. ^ Factsheets veranderingen minimumloon per 1 juli 2017
  29. ^ Polish PM signs into force 8.1% rise in minimum wage to PLN 2,100 for 2017
  30. ^ [ https://www.romania-insider.com/gross-minimum-wage-increase/
  31. ^ The minimum wage for Russians increased by 300 rubles
  32. ^ Tabelle retributive ANIS 2014
  33. ^ a b A higher minimum price for labor in 2017
  34. ^ a b Nariadenie vlády č. 280/2016 Z. z.
  35. ^ a b Neuenburg führt als erster Kanton Minimallohn ein
  36. ^ "Jura parliament finally agrees minimum wage of 20 francs per hour". 2017-11-23. Retrieved 2017-11-28. 
  37. ^ "Jura parliament finally agrees minimum wage of 20 francs per hour". 2017-11-23. Retrieved 2017-11-28. 
  38. ^ a b Taxes from the minimum wage for 2017 in Ukraine
  39. ^ a b "National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates - GOV.UK". www.gov.uk. 
  40. ^ From July 1 minimum salary makes AMD 55,000 | ARMENPRESS Armenian News Agency
  41. ^ Ilham Aliyev orders to increase minimum monthly wage
  42. ^ The FLA and Four Affiliated Companies Call for Meaningful Minimum Wage in Georgia
  43. ^ Kazakhstan: Legislative News. November-December 2016, January 2017
  44. ^ Turkey to Increase Minimum Wage for 2017
  45. ^ Prime Minister Thaçi: There will be no division of Kosovo, de jure or de facto or any special or exceptional status within the Republic of Kosovo
  46. ^ Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2015

External links

  • Eurostat, Monthly minimum wages - bi-annual data
  • Eurostat, Minimum wage statistics
  • Google - public data: Minimum Wage in Europe
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