Malta - Minimum wage below EU average - February 28, 2019

According to Eurostat data the national minimum wage that is currently set at 762 euro a month, is below the European Union average. The average minimum wage across the European Union was 924 euro a month. Southern European member states, including Malta, Greece, Portugal and Spain, all had minimum wages ranging between 650 and just over 1000 euro per month. The minimum wage in Malta is higher than the minimum wage in Greece and Portugal but lower than in Slovenia and Spain. While the vast majority of the EU member have a national minimum wage, Denmark, Italy, Cyprus, Austria, Finland and Sweden do not have a set minimum wage.

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For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Sanne van der Gaag, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer wdebacker@etui.org © ETUI


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