Learn About Social Security Contributions in Western Europe



​Social security contributions are as varied in western Europe as in the Americas and eastern Europe. This article provides guidance to employers and workers on social security contributions in western Europe.

Belgium

A distinction must be made between white-collar and blue-collar employees in Belgium.

For white-collar employees, the amount employers pay in social security contributions is about 27 percent of the employee’s gross salary, while the amount the employee pays is 13.07 percent of his or her gross salary. No salary cap applies.

For blue-collar employees, the amount employers pay is about 43 percent of 108 percent of the employee’s gross salary, while the amount employees pay is 13.07 percent of 108 percent of his or her gross salary. The…





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