Statutory minimum wages in the EU 2017

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Series Details February 2017
Publication Date February 2017
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In 22 out of 28 EU Member States, a generally applicable statutory minimum wage exists; the level of this minimum wage varies greatly from one country to another.

This article provides information on statutory minimum wage levels, how the minimum wage has been determined for 2017 and minimum wage coverage across the EU. The data show that the minimum wage grew more over the year preceding 1 January 2017 than the year before.

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EurActiv, 10.02.17: Minimum wages soar across Europe in bid to curb social inequality
Eurofound: Statutory minimum wages in the EU 2017 [PDF]

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