Croatia increases the national minimum wage
In 2020, the national minimum wage in Croatia, taking into account 12 payments per year, will remain at 546.1 euros per month or 6,553 euros per year.
If we look at the minimum wage in Croatian kuna, the official currency in Croatia, we can see that this year it was 4,062.5 Croatian kuna and consequently the national minimum wage compared to the previous year at 312.5 Croatian kuna is 8.33%. last year.
If you look at the national minimum wage ranking we publish, Croatia is 29th out of 98 on the list.
The national minimum wage (NMW) of a country is the minimum amount (lowest-wage) per hour, per day or per month that employers can legally pay employees.
In the following table, we show you the progress of the Croatian national minimum wage. You can see NMW in other countries in National Minimum Wage 2020 and see all the information about this country in Croatian Economy.
The net minimum wage for 2021 will be 3,400 kN or 4,250 kN gross, which is 150 kN or 4.61% more than the average net minimum wage for this year. This was confirmed by a government statement on Thursday.
Prime Minister Andrej Plenković said that as of January 1, 2021, the minimum wage would be 1,130 knots higher in gross or 904 knots higher in net than in 2016.
The minimum wage has risen 36.21% in four years, Plenković said.
The minimum net salary for 2020 was 3,250 kN, or 4,062.51 kn in gross amount, and at the time of the proposal, according to the national, it was 46.49% of the average gross salary in the legal entities of the Office of Statistics of Croatia.
It is currently 44.25% of the average gross salary for the first seven months of 2020, said the Secretary of State of the Ministry of Labor, Pensions, Family and Social Policy, Dragan Jelic.
A committee of experts in charge of monitoring and analyzing the evolution of the minimum wage suggested that the gross minimum wage for 2021 should be in the range of the current gross minimum wage of up to 4,407.82 kn.