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Belgium Wages: Minimum and Average

Belgium Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 1626 EUR/Month | 1948.099 USD/Month 1Q/21
Wages 3489 EUR/ Month | 3849.76 USD/Month 2016
Wage Growth  -1.5 % 4Q/20
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 remained unchanged at 1626 EUR/Month (1948.099 USD/Month) in the first quarter of 2021. 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
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
1562.59 4Q/18 22.08.2018
1562 2Q/18 19.06.2018


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 decreased by 1.5 % in the forth quarter of 2020 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
-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
3.6 3Q/19 04.02.2020
3.1 2Q/19 11.11.2019
2.1 1Q/19 29.10.2019
3.2 4Q/18 04.07.2019


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 Feb/21 5.7 % 5.6
Job Vacancies 4Q/20 115.553 K 131.378
Labor Force Participation Rate 4Q/20 68.5 % 69.6
Living Wage Individual 2018 1229.416 USD/Month 1251.974

Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria 2019 3411.501 USD/Month 3316.837
Ireland 4Q/20 4050.184 USD/Month 3824.907
Luxembourg 2019 6574.958 USD/Month 6505.458
Spain 4Q/20 2469.624 USD/Month 2227.574
Iceland 2019 5483.797 USD/Month 5318.1
Norway 4Q/20 5736.289 USD/Month 5615.512
Belarus Feb/21 491.816 USD/Month 496.823
Belgium 2016 3849.76 USD/Month 3801.21
Bulgaria Dec/20 899.262 USD/Month 858.832
Croatia Jan/21 1104.893 USD/Month 1108.059
Cyprus 4Q/20 2716.076 USD/Month 2293.149
Czech Republic 4Q/20 1781.412 USD/Month 1637.003
Denmark 2019 6862.56 USD/Month 6724.639
Estonia 4Q/20 1815.11 USD/Month 1726.451
Euro Area 3Q/20 2247.622 USD/Month 2085.879
Finland 3Q/20 4319.124 USD/Month 4297.558
France 2017 3694.918 USD/Month 3621.834
Germany 4Q/20 4831.908 USD/Month 4766.013
Hungary Jan/21 1363.131 USD/Month 1490.513
Italy 2019 2997.628 USD/Month 2959.289
Latvia Dec/20 1096.281 USD/Month 1024.394
Lithuania 4Q/20 1825.937 USD/Month 1743.267
Macedonia Jan/21 820.922 USD/Month 821.369
Malta 4Q/20 155.257 USD/Month 153.36
Moldova 4Q/20 494.042 USD/Month 450.214
Montenegro Feb/21 946.516 USD/Month 947.714
Poland 4Q/20 1439.23 USD/Month 1363.273
Portugal 2019 1423.368 USD/Month 1403
Romania Feb/21 1337.414 USD/Month 1350.066
Russia Jan/21 650.825 USD/Month 910.571
Serbia Jan/21 643.889 USD/Month 674.324
Slovakia Feb/21 1361.017 USD/Month 1410.138
Slovenia Feb/21 2331.516 USD/Month 2368.658
Sweden Dec/20 3447.304 USD/Month 3390.481
Switzerland 2019 6852.621 USD/Month 6791.747
Ukraine Feb/21 448.099 USD/Month 440.528
United Kingdom Aug/19 2798.54 USD/Month
Albania 4Q/20 534.777 USD/Month 513.99
Bosnia and Herzegovina Jan/21 921.851 USD/Month 935.336
Kosovo Dec/18 558.79 USD/Month 559.9