Lithuania - Gender pay gap continues - August 31, 2019

Data published by Statistics Lithuania show that the men’s gross monthly wages exceeded those of women by on average 161.4 euro in the 2nd quarter of 2019. Women’s average gross wages stood at 1,207.8 euro, or 88.2% of men’s average gross wages of 1,369.2 euro. The State Social Insurance Fund, Sodra confirmed that, while incomes have been growing steadily, gender wage gap remains significant and leaves women more exposed to poverty risk.

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