Average monthly income in Belgium from 2007 to 2017

Between 2007 and 2017, the average monthly income in Belgium increased year on year. In 2007, a person in Belgium on average had a salary of 2,837 euros per month. By 2017, employees on average earned just under 3,600 euros monthly. This was significantly higher than the average salary in neighboring country the Netherlands, where the average monthly salary reached 2,460 euros in 2017.

 Regional differences 

  The average monthly income in Belgium was highest in the Brussels-Capital Region, at just over 4,100 euros in 2017. That year, the average employee in the French-speaking Walloon Region earned over 800 euros less.

Gender differences

   Generally speaking, men in Belgium earned slightly more than their female counterparts. Men received just over 3,500 euros on average, whereas women received only 3,424 euros in 2017. In the last ten years, the gender pay gap somewhat decreased though. In 2007, Belgian men still had an average salary that was over 350 euros higher.

Average monthly income in Belgium from 2007 to 2017

Average monthly income in euros
20173,558
20163,489
20153,445
20143,414
20133,300
20123,258
20113,192
20103,103
20093,027
20082,936
20072,837
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Source

Release date

December 2019

Region

Belgium

Survey time period

2007 to 2017

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