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Croatia's Minimum Wage for 2024 Falls Below Eurostat Median, Reflecting Regional Economic Disparities

Written by  Feb 08, 2024

Eurostat's latest data reveals Croatia's minimum gross salary for 2024 at 840 euros, placing the country midway on the Eurostat scale. Despite this, when factoring in purchasing power parity, Croatia's standing sees a marginal improvement.

According to Eurostat's rankings, Croatia secures the 15th spot among 27 European nations in terms of minimum wage, reports Forbes Croatia

Luxembourg leads the first group with the highest minimum gross salaries, exceeding 1500 euros, with the minimum wage set at 2571 euros. This is followed by Ireland (2146 euros), the Netherlands (2070 euros), Germany (2054 euros), Belgium (1994 euros), and France (1767 euros).

The second group, comprising nations with minimum gross salaries between 1000 and 1500 euros, features only Spain (1323 euros) and Slovenia (1254 euros).

In the third category, where minimum gross salaries are less than 1000 euros, Cyprus leads with an exact figure of 1000 euros, trailed by Poland (977 euros), Portugal (956 euros), Malta (925 euros), Lithuania (924 euros), and Greece (910 euros). Croatia follows in this group, setting its minimum gross salary for 2024 at 840 euros. However, net earnings range between 614 and 640 euros in Croatia, contingent upon allowances.

Behind Croatia, Estonia's minimum wage stands at 820 euros, followed by the Czech Republic (764 euros), Slovakia (750 euros), Latvia (700 euros), Hungary (696 euros), Romania (663 euros), and Bulgaria, where the minimum wage is 477 euros. Additionally, the list includes candidates and potential candidates for EU membership, with Turkey leading (613 euros), followed by Serbia (543 euros), Montenegro (532 euros), Albania (385 euros), and North Macedonia (360 euros).

 

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