Useful Information

Interest rates (business and individuals)
Year and semester Business Individuals
2016 (2nd semester) 8,00% 4%
2016 (1st semester) 8,05% 4%
2015 (2nd semester) 8,05% 4%
2015 (1st semester) 8,05% 4%
2014 (2nd semester) 8,15% 4%
2014 (1st semester) 8,25% 4%
2013 (2nd semester) 8,50% 4%
2013 (1st semester) 7,75,% 4%
2012 (2nd semester) 8,00% 4%
2012 (1st semester) 8,00% 4%
2011 (2nd semester) 8,25% 4%
2011 (1st semester) 8,00% 4%
2010 (2nd semester) 8,00% 4%
2010 (1st semester) 8,00% 4%
Domestic minimum wage
Year Monthly figure Legal basis
2017  
2016 530€ D.L. n.º 254-A/2015 31/12
2015 485€ DL 143/2010, 31/12
2014 485€ DL 143/2010, 31/12
2013 485€ DL 143/2010, 31/12
2012 485€ DL 143/2010, 31/12
2011 485€ DL 143/2010, 31/12
2010 475€ DL 05/2010, 15/01
Social security rates
Year Companies Self-employed Employees
2017 23,75% 34,75% 11%
2016 23,75% 34,75% 11%
2015 23,75% 34,75% 11%
2014 23,75% 34,75% 11%
2013 23,75% 34,75% 11%
Inflation rate
Year General total
2016  
2015 0,7%
2014 0,1%
2013 0,2%
2012 1,5%
2011 2,3%
2010 0,3%