Average monthly income in Belgium from 2006 to 2016

Average monthly income in Belgium from 2006 to 2016 (in euros)

by Brigitte van de Pas, last edited Aug 9, 2019
Average monthly income in Belgium from 2006 to 2016 Between 2006 and 2016, the average monthly income in Belgium increased year on year. In 2006, a person in Belgium on average had a salary of 2,800 euros per month. By 2016, employees on average earned just under 3,500 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 4,000 euros in 2016. 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. Whereas men on average received just over 3,500 for their efforts, women received only 3,354. In the last ten years, the gender pay gap somewhat decreased though. In 2006, Belgian men still had an average salary that was over 350 euros higher.
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Average monthly income in Belgium from 2006 to 2016 (in euros)

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