In 2017, the national minimum wage in Belarus remained fixed at 129.6 € per month, that is 1,555 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 265 Belarusian rubles and accordingly, the national minimum wage has been raised 25.6 Belarusian rubles per month from the previous year, 10.69%. This increase is less than the CPI of 2016 which was 10.7%,and so workers, despite the raise, have lost buying power in the last year.
If we look at the ranking of the national minimum wage that we publish, Belarus is in 74 nd place, so it is among the countries with the lowest minimum salary of the 97 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 2017 and see all the information about this country in Belarus economy.