Germany - Gender pay gap per region - August 31, 2018

The statistical office Destatis published the fourth issue of its journal Wirtschaft und Statistik. In one article, the results on the adjusted gender pay gap for the sixteen Länder are presented for the first time, including the approach to how they are obtained. The analysis is based on the Structure of Earnings Survey 2014. The method of dividing the pay gap into a statistically explained part and an unexplained part is considered to be the most commonly used method of analysing pay gaps. The Länder results regarding the adjusted gender pay gap in 2014 range between 4.4% in Schleswig-Holstein and 9.3% in Brandenburg. They are significantly lower, with considerably lower dispersion, than the unadjusted pay gap data that are normally published.

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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) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer wdebacker@etui.org © ETUI


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