Belgium - Women earn less than men and gap widens as careers advance - November 30, 2018

According to statistics from the Partena social secretariat women earn an average of 500 euro on a monthly basis than men with the same educational background. The gender pay gap seems to widen as men and women advance in their careers. On entering the labour market, women earn 7% less than men. The gap in gross salaries then widens gradually, increasing to as much as 20% (650 euro a month) at the age of 60 years.

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For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Sanne van der Gaag, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer © ETUI


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