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Belgium Wages: Minimum and Average

Belgium Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 1658 EUR/Month | 1728.452 USD/Month 1Q/22
Wages 3489 EUR/ Month | 3849.76 USD/Month 2016
Wage Growth  3.7 % 4Q/21
Wages High Skilled 3050 EUR/Month | 3440.108 USD/Month 2018
Wages Low Skilled  1890 EUR/Month | 2131.739 USD/Month 2018


Latest data on Minimum Wages (EUR/Month)

Minimum Wages
                     Belgium - Historical Data (EUR/Month)

What is minimum wage in Belgium?

  • Minimum Wages in Belgium increased to 1658 EUR/Month (1728.452 USD/Month) in the first quarter of 2022. The maximum rate of minimum wage for employees was 1626 EUR/Month and minimum was 1074 EUR/Month.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (EUR/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
1658 1Q/22 29.01.2022
1626 3Q/21 24.07.2021
1626 1Q/21 05.02.2021
1626 3Q/20 22.08.2020
1594 2Q/20 15.07.2020
1594 1Q/20 08.02.2020
1594 3Q/19 29.10.2019
1593.81 2Q/19 03.04.2019


Historical Chart by prime ministers (EUR/Month)

Minimum Wages in Belgium by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Charles Yves 11.10.2014 - 1531.9300 1562.0000 1562.5900 1531.9300 1.96%


Latest data on Wages (EUR/ Month)

Wages
                     Belgium - Historical Data (EUR/ Month)

What is average wage in Belgium?

  • Average Wages in Belgium increased to 3489 EUR/ Month (3849.76 USD/Month) in 2016. The maximum rate of average wage for employees was 3489 EUR/ Month and minimum was 2238 EUR/ Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Statistics.

Historical Data (EUR/ Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
3489 2016 08.04.2019
3445 2015 21.06.2018


Historical Chart by prime ministers (EUR/ Month)

Wages in Belgium by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Charles Yves 11.10.2014 - 3445.0000 3445.0000 3445.0000 3445.0000 0.00%


Latest data on Wage Growth  (%)

Wage Growth 
                     Belgium - Historical Data (%)

What is the growth rate of wages in Belgium?

  • Wage Growth in Belgium increased by 3.7 % in the forth quarter of 2021 over the same quarter in the previous year. The maximum growth was 6.8 % and minimum was -7.8 %
  • Data published Quarterly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
3.7 4Q/21 11.05.2022
3.3 3Q/21 23.02.2022
11.33 2Q/21 14.10.2021
0.2 1Q/21 04.08.2021
-1.5 4Q/20 05.04.2021
-2.9 3Q/20 30.03.2021
0.4 1Q/20 26.08.2020
3.4 4Q/19 27.04.2020


Historical Chart by YoY prime ministers (%)

Wage Growth  in Belgium by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Wages High Skilled (EUR/Month)

Wages High Skilled
                     Belgium - Historical Data (EUR/Month)

How much is average wage for high skilled employees in Belgium?

  • Average wages for high skilled employees in Belgium decreased to 3050 EUR/Month (3440.108 USD/Month). The maximum level was 3110 EUR/Month and minimum was 2910 EUR/Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Wageindicator Foundation.

Historical Data (EUR/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
3050 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by prime ministers (EUR/Month)

Wages High Skilled in Belgium by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Wages Low Skilled  (EUR/Month)

Wages Low Skilled 
                     Belgium - Historical Data (EUR/Month)

How much is average wage for low skilled employees in Belgium?

  • Average wages for low skilled employees in Belgium increased to 1890 EUR/Month (2131.739 USD/Month). The maximum level was 1950 EUR/Month and minimum was 1770 EUR/Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Wageindicator Foundation.

Historical Data (EUR/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
1890 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by prime ministers (EUR/Month)

Wages Low Skilled  in Belgium by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Belgium

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2020 65 65
Unemployment Rate May/22 5.5 % 5.7
Job Vacancies 1Q/22 205.877 K 196.14
Labor Force Participation Rate 4Q/21 70.3 % 71
Living Wage Individual 2018 1229.416 USD/Month 1251.974

Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria 2020 3047.967 USD/Month 2968.717
Ireland 1Q/22 3670.49 USD/Month 3607.925
Luxembourg 2020 5699.687 USD/Month 5725.756
Spain 1Q/22 2092.805 USD/Month 2258.603
Iceland 2020 5472.842 USD/Month 5203.318
Norway 1Q/22 5256.446 USD/Month 5074.112
Belarus May/22 622.231 USD/Month 620.253
Belgium 2016 3849.76 USD/Month 3801.21
Bulgaria Mar/22 889.202 USD/Month 823.631
Croatia Apr/22 1044.637 USD/Month 1052.942
Cyprus 4Q/21 2440.932 USD/Month 2030.113
Czech Republic 1Q/22 1597.382 USD/Month 1690.288
Denmark 2020 6106.437 USD/Month 5968.409
Estonia 1Q/22 1661.313 USD/Month 1694.685
Euro Area 3Q/21 2046.924 USD/Month 1981.23
Finland 3Q/21 3849.844 USD/Month 3834.202
France 2019 3319.082 USD/Month 3271.116
Germany 4Q/21 4346.194 USD/Month 4306.569
Hungary Apr/22 1283.736 USD/Month 1293.164
Italy 2020 2432.742 USD/Month 2608.968
Latvia Mar/22 1054.223 USD/Month 945.777
Lithuania 1Q/22 1803.962 USD/Month 1750.782
Macedonia Apr/22 798.916 USD/Month 787.685
Malta 1Q/22 148.245 USD/Month 133.038
Moldova 1Q/22 499.376 USD/Month 510.188
Montenegro May/22 913.452 USD/Month 910.323
Poland 1Q/22 1388.178 USD/Month 1334.743
Portugal 2019 1238.79 USD/Month 1221.064
Romania Apr/22 1358.337 USD/Month 1349.482
Russia Apr/22 1090.144 USD/Month 1168.715
Serbia Apr/22 648.39 USD/Month 663.061
Slovakia Apr/22 1389.99 USD/Month 1399.374
Slovenia Apr/22 2087.591 USD/Month 2093.848
Sweden Apr/22 2877.978 USD/Month 2846.864
Switzerland 2020 6622.199 USD/Month 6570.089
Ukraine Jan/22 498.274 USD/Month 596.582
United Kingdom Aug/19 2798.54 USD/Month
Albania 1Q/22 519.553 USD/Month 522.386
Bosnia and Herzegovina Apr/22 886.062 USD/Month 894.613
Kosovo Dec/18 558.79 USD/Month 559.9