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Belgium Wages: Minimum and Average

Belgium Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 1842 EUR/Month | 1938.947 USD/Month 3Q/22
Wages 3489 EUR/ Month | 3849.76 USD/Month 2016
Wage Growth  7.1 % 2Q/22
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 1842 EUR/Month (1938.947 USD/Month) in the third 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
1842 3Q/22 23.07.2022
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


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 7.1 % in the second quarter of 2022 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
7.1 2Q/22 31.10.2022
7.7 1Q/22 30.08.2022
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


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 2022 65 65
Unemployment Rate Oct/22 5.4 % 5.7
Job Vacancies 2Q/22 213.822 K 205.877
Labor Force Participation Rate 2Q/22 70 % 70.2
Living Wage Individual 2018 1229.416 USD/Month 1251.974

Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria 2021 2653.349 USD/Month 3076.454
Ireland 3Q/22 3637.895 USD/Month 3671.579
Luxembourg 2021 6179.74 USD/Month 5753.442
Spain 2Q/22 2266.533 USD/Month 2111.854
Iceland 2021 5424.548 USD/Month 5142.753
Norway 2Q/22 5253.874 USD/Month 5217.875
Belarus Oct/22 675.921 USD/Month 676.334
Belgium 2016 3849.76 USD/Month 3801.21
Bulgaria Sep/22 962.149 USD/Month 911.538
Croatia Sep/22 1061.18 USD/Month 1068.976
Cyprus 2Q/22 2530.526 USD/Month 2068.421
Czech Republic 2Q/22 1736.001 USD/Month 1642.588
Denmark 2020 6156.97 USD/Month 6017.8
Estonia 3Q/22 1764.582 USD/Month 1779.296
Euro Area 2Q/22 2137.895 USD/Month 2105.263
Finland 2Q/22 3955.789 USD/Month 3918.947
France 2020 3473.684 USD/Month 3350.526
Germany 4Q/21 4316.842 USD/Month 4184.211
Hungary Sep/22 1249.912 USD/Month 1234.375
Italy 2021 2605.263 USD/Month 2463.158
Latvia Sep/22 1053.949 USD/Month 1081.297
Lithuania 3Q/22 1893.684 USD/Month 1873.684
Macedonia Sep/22 829.955 USD/Month 542.662
Malta 2Q/22 151.608 USD/Month 149.504
Moldova 3Q/22 548.521 USD/Month 534.509
Montenegro Oct/22 937.273 USD/Month 933.065
Poland 3Q/22 1453.383 USD/Month 1380.501
Portugal 2019 1249.316 USD/Month 1231.439
Romania Sep/22 1381.664 USD/Month 1358.34
Russia Sep/22 976.883 USD/Month 945.751
Serbia Sep/22 673.106 USD/Month 675.808
Slovakia Sep/22 1428.421 USD/Month 1422.105
Slovenia Sep/22 2091.579 USD/Month 2113.684
Sweden Sep/22 2833.977 USD/Month 2803.172
Switzerland 2021 7076.596 USD/Month 7090.426
Ukraine Jan/22 398.627 USD/Month 477.275
United Kingdom Aug/19 2798.54 USD/Month
Albania 2Q/22 546.639 USD/Month 533.807
Bosnia and Herzegovina Sep/22 951.027 USD/Month 942.445
Kosovo Dec/18 558.79 USD/Month 559.9