Minimum wage

EUR/month

Minimum wages are enforced by law and apply nationwide to the majority of full-time employees in each country. Minimum wages are gross amounts, that is, before the deduction of income tax and social security contributions. Such deductions vary from country to country. For most countries, the minimum wage is agreed in terms of a monthly rate.

Additional information on Eurostat web page

20112012201320142015
EU (28 countries)..........
Euro area (19 countries)..........
Belgium1415.241443.541501.821501.821501.82
Bulgaria122.71138.05158.50173.84184.07
Czechia319.22310.23318.08309.91331.71
Denmark.. (z).. (z).. (z).. (z).. (z)
Germany.. (z).. (z).. (z).. (z)1440.00
Estonia278.02290.00320.00355.00390.00
Ireland1461.851461.851461.851461.851461.85
Greece862.82876.62683.76683.76683.76
Spain748.30748.30752.85752.85756.70
France1365.001398.371430.221445.381457.52
Croatia381.15373.36372.35395.67395.61
Italy.. (z).. (z).. (z).. (z).. (z)
Cyprus.. (z).. (z).. (z).. (z).. (z)
Latvia281.93285.92286.66320.00360.00
Lithuania231.70231.70289.62289.62300.00
Luxembourg1757.561801.491874.191921.031922.96
Hungary280.63295.63335.27341.70332.76
Malta664.95685.14702.82717.95720.46
Netherlands1424.401446.601469.401485.601501.80
Austria.. (z).. (z).. (z).. (z).. (z)
Poland348.68336.47392.73404.40409.53
Portugal565.83565.83565.83565.83589.17
Romania157.20161.91157.50190.11217.50
Slovenia748.10763.06783.66789.15790.73
Slovakia317.00327.00337.70352.00380.00
Finland.. (z).. (z).. (z).. (z).. (z)
Sweden.. (z).. (z).. (z).. (z).. (z)
United Kingdom1136.221201.961249.851251.051378.87
Iceland.. (z).. (z).. (z).. (z).. (z)
Liechtenstein..........
Norway.. (z).. (z).. (z).. (z).. (z)
Switzerland.. (z).. (z).. (z).. (z).. (z)
Montenegro......288.05288.05
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, the.. (z)..199.48213.62213.72
Albania136.92143.96150.44156.92156.99
Serbia212.88229.99239.24235.30235.04
Turkey384.89362.84415.52361.76424.26
United States940.48971.22952.46911.221035.06

(..) - not available
(z) - not applicable

Source: Eurostat