Spain - Wage data 2016 published- November 30, 2017

The statistical office INE announced in a press statement its wage data report 2016. The average gross wage in 2016 decreased with 0.8% to a monthly 1,878 euro, compared to 2015. In the lowest wage categories women are overrepresented (40.3% of all women earn less than 1,229 euro, against 20.7% of all men). The monthly average earnings for men reached 2,075 euro (lower than the average in 2012), for women 1,661 euro (with an increase in recent years, starting in 2012). In the wage distribution, the position of temporary workers stays very problematic, with more than 50% of all temporary workers earning less than 1229 euro.     

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