Which Country Guarantees the Highest Minimum Wage?

Monthly Minimum Wage (USD) (USD), 2017 or latest
Labour | December 12, 2018
$2.99
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Based on a comparison of 30 countries in 2017, Luxembourg ranked the highest in Monthly Minimum Wage (USD) with USD 2,244 followed by Netherlands and Ireland. On the other end of the scale was Ukraine with USD 69.2, Albania with USD 201 and Brazil with USD 240.

Data for more countries are available at Monthly Minimum Wage (USD) indicator page.

Monthly Minimum Wage (USD) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Belgium USD 2,008 1,892 1,994 1,936 1,722
France USD 1,898 1,832 1,899 1,863 1,671
Germany USD ... ... ... ... ... 1,651
Greece USD 1,219 879 908 881 784
Ireland USD 2,033 1,879 1,941 1,884 1,676
Luxembourg USD 2,444 2,315 2,488 2,476 2,204
Malta USD 925 881 933 925 826
Netherlands USD 1,996 1,871 1,962 1,927 1,728
Poland USD 468 461 506 513 470
Portugal USD 787 727 751 729 675
Slovenia USD 1,040 981 1,041 1,017 907
Spain USD 1,041 962 999 970 867
Turkey USD 498 523 536 505 486
USA USD 1,257 1,257 1,257 1,257 1,257
United Kingdom USD 1,452 1,602 1,579 1,623 1,702