The head­line of the in­fo­graph­ic is “Statu­to­ry min­i­mum wages in the EU: This is how much an hour of work is worth.” It is a map of Eu­rope show­ing the EU Mem­ber States in four dif­fer­ent colours. The col-ours pro­vide in­for­ma­tion on the dif­fer­ent min­i­mum wage lev­els in the var­i­ous EU Mem­ber States in pur­chas­ing pow­er stan­dard (PPS). A key groups Mem­ber States in­to four cat­e­gories. First cat­e­go­ry: EU Mem­ber States with­out a statu­to­ry min­i­mum wage. These in­clude Aus­tria, Cyprus, Den­mark, Fin­land, Italy and Swe­den. Sec­ond cat­e­go­ry: Bul­gar­ia, Croa­t­ia, the Czech Re­pub­lic, Es­to­nia, Greece, Hun­gary, Latvia, Por­tu­gal and Slo­vakia have min­i­mum wages be­low five eu­ros. Third cat­e­go­ry: Lithua-nia, Mal­ta, Poland, Ro­ma­nia, Slove­nia and Spain are EU coun­tries with min­i­mum wages be­tween five eu­ros and 6 eu­ros and 99 cents. Foruth cat­e­go­ry: EU coun­tries with a min­i­mum wage of 7 eu­ros or more. These in­clude Bel­gium, France, Ger­many, Italy, Lux­em­bourg and the Nether­lands.