Business & Finances

Minimum wage comparison in Europe

Recently, the minimum wage and the comparison between the countries in Europe is one highly discussed topic. That’s why we decided to do a little research and see what is the situation in European countries and where the payment is high and where it is low.

We use data from the site, as well as information from the site

Firstly, it is important to note that not all countries have minimum wage and some of them like Italy, Sweden and Denmark don’t have anything like that in their methods for work payment.

Another important point which we have to mark is that to make the article more readable, all average wages are presented in Euro.


Country Minimal wage in Euro
Iceland 2181
Luxembourg 1998
Ireland 1603
Belgium 1559
Netherlands 1537
United Kingdom 1533
Germany 1532
France 1480
Guernsey 1457
Jersey 1452
Isle of Man 1416
Austria 1000
Andorra 975.87
Cyprus 924
Slovenia 804
Malta 736
Spain 707
Greece 585
Portugal 557
Poland 472
Estonia 460
Turkey 454
Croatian 440
Slovakia 435
Czech Republic 413.44
Hungary 411
Latvia 380
Lithuania 380
Romania 340
Montenegro 288
Bulgaria 235.14
Kosovo 210
macedonia 194.88
Serbia 182
Albania 162.29
Russia 130
Belarus 118.82
Ukraine 111
Moldova 102.89