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NMW Belarus 2020

The national minimum wage increase in Belarus

In 2020, the national minimum wage in Belarus remained fixed at 165.1 € per month, that is 1,981 euros per year, taking into account 12 payments per year.

If we look at the minimum salary in Belarusian rubles, which is the official currency in Belarus, we can see that, this year, it was 388.4 Belarusian rubles and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 58.4 Belarusian rubles per month from the previous year, 17.7%. This increase is greater than the CPI of 2019 which was 10.7%, so workers have gained buying power in the last year.

If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Belarus is in 75 nd place, so it is among the countries with the lowest minimum salary of the 100 of the list.

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) of a country is the minimum amount (lowest salary) per hour, per day, or per month that employers may legally pay to workers.

In the table that follows we show you the progression of the National Minimum Wage Belarus. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2020 and see all the information about this country in Belarus economy.

Belarus - Minimum wages
DateNat. Curr. NMWNMWNMW
January 2020388.4184.6 $165.1 €
December 2019157.8 $
January 2019330.0152.8 $133.4 €
January 2018305.0154.6 $129.5 €
December 2017137.1 $
January 2017265.0135.3 $129.6 €
December 2016120.3 $
January 2016239.4119.4 $107.8 €
January 20152,180,058.0184.0 $151.6 €
January 20141,841,483.0193.6 $140.8 €
December 2013172.6 $
January 20131,532,230.0178.8 $135.1 €
December 2012140.5 $
January 20121,171,610.0140.3 $108.5 €
December 2011186.1 $
January 2011925,520.0308.5 $233.0 €
December 2010134.3 $
January 2010400,000.0139.7 $97.4 €
December 200982.2 $
January 2009229,700.0104.4 $74.7 €
December 2008103.0 $
January 2008220,080.0102.4 $69.5 €
December 200787.8 $
January 2007188,360.088.0 $66.9 €
December 200677.0 $
January 2006165,220.076.8 $64.9 €
December 200562.7 $
January 2005134,970.062.2 $45.7 €
December 200459.4 $
January 2004128,390.059.6 $47.6 €
December 200323.4 $
January 200347,910.025.0 $24.0 €
December 200211.4 $
January 200220,330.012.9 $14.6 €
December 20017.2 $
January 200110,000.08.5 $9.1 €
December 20004.1 $
January 20003,600.00.0 $0.0 €
January 19991,450,000.013.6 $
January 1998350,000.011.4 $
January 1997200,000.012.9 $
January 1996100,000.08.7 $
January 199560,000.0
Belarus - Minimum wages