Czech Republic -Serious gender pay gap -March 25, 2014

Women earn on average less than men, not only in the private sector where the pay gap is on average 23%, but also in the civil and public services where the difference is 17% on average. The difference is lowest when people start to work and at the end of their economically productive age. The biggest difference in the public sector is in the age category between 40 and 50 years; in that category the pay gap is 25%. Wage inequality between men and women in the private sector is the highest in the category between 35 and 44 years (43%).



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