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 (EUR) Hourly rate (EUR) Monthly minimum wage[3] Hourly rate
Foo 10 10 10-10-2000
 Albania 154 0.98 22,000 lekë[4] 137.50 lekë
 Andorra 962 5.55 €962.00[5] €5.56
ArmeniaFlag of the Eurasian Economic Union.svg Armenia 95 0.59 50,000 dram[6] 312.50 dram
 Azerbaijan 119 0.71 105 manat[7] 0.88 manat
BelarusFlag of the Eurasian Economic Union.svg Belarus 121 0.74 2,100,100 rubles[8] 17,308.00 rubles
BelgiumEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg Belgium 1472 8.94 €1,472.40[9] €8.94
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 164 0.95 320 convertible marka[4] 1.86 marka
BulgariaEuropean Union Bulgaria 184 1.01 360 leva[10] 1.97 leva
CroatiaEuropean Union Croatia 392 2.27 3,018 kuna 17.45 kuna
Czech RepublicEuropean Union Czech Republic 332 1.98 9,200 koruna[11] 54.76 koruna
EstoniaEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg Estonia 390 2.32 €390[12] €2.32
FranceEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg France 1458 9.47 €1,458.00[13] €9.47
 Georgia 40 0.23 90 lari[4] 0.52 lari
GermanyEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg Germany 1473 8.51 €1,473.00[14] €8.51
GreeceEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg Greece 586 3.41 €586[15] €3.41
HungaryEuropean Union Hungary 339 1.96 105,000 forint[16] 607 forint
Republic of IrelandEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg Ireland 1461 8.65 €1,461.00[17] €8.65
KazakhstanFlag of the Eurasian Economic Union.svg Kazakhstan 104 - 21364 tenge'[18] -
 Kosovo 170 - €170[19] -
LatviaEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg Latvia 360 2.18 €360[20] €2.18
LithuaniaEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg Lithuania 300 1.82 €300 [21] €1.82
LuxembourgEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg Luxembourg 1921 11.10 €1,921.03[22][23] €11.10
 Macedonia 203 1.11 12287 denars[4][24] 67.50 denars
MaltaEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg Malta 703 4.06 €702.82[25][26][27] €4.06
 Moldova 94 0.55 1800 lei[4][28] 10.65 lei
 Monaco 1593 9.43 €1,593.67[29][30] €9.43
 Montenegro 193 1.12 €193[4] €1.12
NetherlandsEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg Netherlands 1502 8.66 €1,501.80[31] €8.66
PolandEuropean Union Poland 400 2.40 1,680 złotych[32] 10.12 złotych
PortugalEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg Portugal 505 3.37 €505[33] €3.37
RomaniaEuropean Union Romania 228 1.43 975 lei[34] 6.09 lei
RussiaFlag of the Eurasian Economic Union.svg Russia 83 - 5,965 rubles [35] -
 San Marino 1525 8.82 €1,525.33[25] €8.82
 Serbia 173 0.95 21,000 dinars[4][36] 115 Serbian dinars
SlovakiaEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg Slovakia 380 2.20 €380[37] €2.20
SloveniaEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg Slovenia 789 4.56 €789.15[38] €4.56
SpainEuropean UnionLogo European Central Bank.svg Spain 649 5.08 €648.60[39] €5.08
 Turkey 425 2.62 1202 lira[40] 7.42 lira
 Ukraine 67 0.40 1218 hryven'[41] 7.30 hryven'
United KingdomEuropean Union United Kingdom 1461 8.34 £1,105.00 £6.50

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 2012 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, United States Department of State.
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  31. ^ http://www.wageindicator.org/main/salary/minimum-wage/netherland
  32. ^ http://www.wageindicator.org/main/salary/minimum-wage/poland/
  33. ^ http://www.wageindicator.org/main/salary/minimum-wage/portugal/
  34. ^ "Sources: Rovana Plumb: National minimum wage will increase RON 75 every semester, beginning January 2015". Retrieved 31 December 2014. 
  35. ^ http://www.wageindicator.org/main/salary/minimum-wage/russia/
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  37. ^ [2]
  38. ^ http://www.mddsz.gov.si/si/zakonodaja_in_dokumenti/veljavni_predpisi/#c7576
  39. ^ http://www.wageindicator.org/main/salary/minimum-wage/spain/
  40. ^ http://www.milliyet.com.tr/2015-yilinda-asgari-ucret-ne-kadar-gundem-1991789/
  41. ^ http://www.wageindicator.org/main/salary/minimum-wage/ukraine/

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