Statutory minimum wages

21 January 2020 Topics: Pay and income Minimum wage

This data was published along with the blog 'Fears and hopes around future minimum wages', in advance of publication of Eurofound’s annual minimum wage report for 2020.

“*” Converted values. Methods of conversion:

  • Bulgaria: Converted from Bulgarian lev, applying EUR/BGN exchange rate applicable at the end of previous reference month;

  • Croatia: Converted from Croatian kuna, applying EUR/HRK exchange rate applicable at the end of previous reference month;

  • Czechia: Converted from Czech koruna, applying EUR/CZK exchange rate applicable at the end of previous reference month;

  • Germany: Converted from hourly rate to monthly rate, using average number of usual weekly hours (Eurostat lfsa_ewhun2);

  • Greece: Converted from 14 annual wage payments into 12 annual wage payments;

  • Hungary: Converted from Hungarian forint, applying EUR/HUF exchange rate applicable at the end of previous reference month;

  • Ireland: Converted from hourly rate to monthly rate, using average number of usual weekly hours (Eurostat lfsa_ewhun2);

  • Malta: Converted from weekly rate to monthly rate, with 4.33 weeks per calendar month;

  • Poland: Converted from Polish zloty, applying EUR/PLN exchange rate applicable at the end of previous reference month;

  • Portugal: Converted from 14 annual wage payments into 12 annual wage payments;

  • Romania: Converted from Romanian leu, applying EUR/RON exchange rate applicable at the end of previous reference month;

  • Spain: Converted from 14 annual wage payments into 12 annual wage payments;

  • United Kingdom: Converted from hourly rate to monthly rate, using average number of usual weekly hours (Eurostat lfsa_ewhun2), and converted from UK pound sterling, applying EUR/GBP exchange rate applicable at the end of previous reference month