Living Wage 2015 Update

Issued: July 2015

Living Wage 2015 Update



The 2015 Living Wage rate is €11.50 per hour. This is the average gross salary required by full-time employed adult (without dependents) to afford a socially acceptable minimum standard of living across Ireland.

The Living Wage rate for Ireland is calculated by the VPSJ's Minimum Essential Budget Standards research centre, in conjunction with the Living Wage Technical Group, on the basis of the Minimum Essential Standard of Living research.