List of sovereign states in Europe by minimum wage

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The following list provides information relating to the minimum wages of countries in Europe for 2013.[1] The calculations are based on the assumption of a 40-hour working week and a 52-week year, with the exceptions of France which has a 35-hour workweek, Belgium and the United Kingdom which have a 38-hour workweek, Ireland and Romania which have a 39-hour workweek, Georgia which has a 41-hour workweek and Turkey which has a 45-hour workweek (for more details see List of minimum wages by country). Currency conversions from non-euro currencies are based on average exchange rates for 2012.[2]


Map of European minimum wages in €/hr, 2013.

   None    €0.00-€0.50    €0.51–€1.00    €1.01–€2.00    €2.01–€3.00    €3.01–€5.00    €5.01–€9.00    €9.01–€11.10

Minimum wages by country[edit]

Country Monthly minimum wage[3] Monthly minimum wage (EUR) Hourly rate Hourly rate (EUR)
Foo 10 10 10-10-2000
 Albania 21,000 lekë[4] 151.39 121.15 lekë 0.87
 Andorra €962[5] 962 €5.55 5.55
 Armenia 45,000 dram[6] 87.36 259.62 dram 0.51
 Austria - - - -
 Azerbaijan 105 manat[4] 103.67 0.61 manat 0.60
 Belarus 1,395,000 rubles[7] 130.52 8,048.08 rubles 0.76
 Belgium €1,501.82[8] 1,501.82 €9.12 9.12
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 320 convertible marka[4] 164.19 1.85 marka 0.94
 Bulgaria 340 leva[9] 173.84 1.85 leva 0.95
 Croatia 2,984.78 kuna 397.97 17.22 kuna 2.30
 Cyprus - - - -
 Czech Republic 8,500 koruna[10] 309.09 50.60 koruna 1.84
 Denmark - - - -
 Estonia €355.00 355.00 €2.13 2.13
 Finland - - - -
 France €1,430.22[11][12] 1,430.22 €9.43 9.43
 Georgia 90 lari[4] 42.31 0.52 lari 0.24
 Germany €1,473.00[13] 1,473.00 €8.50(introduced from 1/1/2015) 8.50
 Greece €586[14] 586 €3.39 3.39
 Hungary 101,500 forint[15] 321.2 584 forint 1.84
 Iceland - - - -
 Ireland €1,461.85[16] 1,461.85 €8.65 8.65
 Italy - - - -
 Kosovo €170 170[17] - -
 Latvia €360[18] 360 €2.18 2.18
 Liechtenstein - - - -
 Lithuania 1035 litai[19] 300 6.27 litai 1.81
 Luxembourg €1,921.03[20][21] 1,921.03 €11.1042 11.1042
 Macedonia 12287 denars[4][22] 200.00 61.50 denars 1.03
 Malta €702.82[23][24][25] 702.82 €4.05 4.05
 Moldova 1800 lei[4][26] 95.59 5.19 lei 0.33
 Monaco €1,593.67[27][28] 1,593.67 €9.43 9.43
 Montenegro €193.[4] 147.50 €0.85 0.85
 Netherlands €1,477.80[29][30] 1,477.80 €8.53 8.53
 Norway - - - -
 Poland 1,680 złotych[31] 405.79 9.69 złotych 2.34
 Portugal €589.16 in 12 payments, €505,00 in 14 payments 589.16 €3.35 3.35
 Romania 900 lei[32][33] 205.15 5.62 lei 1.28
 Russia 5,554 rubles (12,600 in Moscow)[34] 80 (199 in Moscow) (planned to be 200 RUB)[35]
 San Marino €1,525.33[23] 1,525.33 €8.80 8.80
 Serbia 21,000 dinars[4][36] 186.23 115 Serbian dinars 1.02
 Slovakia €352.00[37] 352.00 €2.023 2.023
 Slovenia €783.66[38] 783.66 €4.52 4.52
 Spain €752,85 in 12 payments, €645,30 in 14 payments[39] 752.85 €4.34 4.34
 Sweden - - - -
  Switzerland - - - -
 Turkey 1021.50 lira[40][41] 355.40 5.89 lira 1.97
 Ukraine 1,218 hryven'[4][7] 73.8 7.30 hryven' 0.44
 United Kingdom £1,105 1,420 £6.50 8.35

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/PA.NUS.FCRF
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  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i 2012 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, United States Department of State.
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  19. ^ http://www.socmin.lt/index.php?513830510
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  33. ^ "Sources: Minimum wage to rise in two RON 50 stages in Romania". Retrieved 11 July 2013. 
  34. ^ "С 1 января 2014 года в России увеличена минимальная заработная плата". Retrieved 1 April 2014. 
  35. ^ В Трудовом кодексе планируют прописать почасовой МРОТ
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  37. ^ [1]
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