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Salary changes starting January 2018 in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Ukraine

December 18, 2017
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Starting January 2018, minimum salary increases are expected in most countries. Here are the changes applicable at the beginning of 2018 in 6 European countries.

Czech Republic

Jan. 2018
EUR 475

%
Dec. 2017
EUR 428

%

The minimum salary in the Czech Republic will increase from 11,000 CZK (approx. 428 EUR), to 12,200 CZK (approx. 475 EUR).

Hungary

Jan. 2018
EUR 440

%
Dec. 2017
EUR 407

%

In Hungary the minimum salary increase with 10,500 HUF (approx. 33 EUR): from 127,500 HUF (approx. 407 EUR), to 138,000 HUF (approx. 440 EUR).

Poland

Jan. 2018
EUR 499

%
Dec. 2017
EUR 475

%

The minimum salary in Poland will increase from 2,000 PLN (approx. 475 EUR) to 2,100 PLN (approx. 499 EUR). A difference of 100 PLN (approx. 24 EUR).

Romania

Jan. 2018
EUR 411

%
Dec. 2017
EUR 313

%

The minimum salary in Romania will increase with 450 RON (approx. 98 EUR): from 1,450 RON (approx. 313 EUR), to 1,900 RON (approx. 411 EUR).

Slovakia

Jan. 2018
EUR 480

%
Dec. 2017
EUR 435

%

In Slovakia the minimum salary will increase with 45 EUR: from 435 EUR, to 480 EUR.

Ukraine

Jan. 2018
EUR 114

%
Dec. 2017
EUR 97

%

If at the beginning of 2017 the minimum salary doubled in Ukraine, in 2018 it will increase just with 523 UAH (approx. 17 EUR): from 3,200 UAH (approx. 97 EUR), to 3,723 UAH (approx. 114 EUR).

How do the salary increases look in percentages?

January 2018 vs December 2017

Czech Republic
11%

%
Hungary
8.1%

%
Poland
5.1%

%
Romania
31.3%

%
Slovakia
10.3%

%
Ukraine
17.5%

%

Small differences may occur due to local exchange rate used at the time the article was prepared. The percentages in the second part are based on the approximations in EUR.

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