Gender pay gap

  •  08/02/2018

In 2015, the average hourly wage for women in Belgium was 6.5% lower than that for men. To achieve the sustainable development goal by 2030, this gap must be reduced to zero.

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Gender pay gap in average hourly wages

percentage difference for women relative to men

 20062007200820092010201120122013201420152015//20062015//2010
Belgium9.510.110.210.110.29.48.37.56.66.5-4.1-8.6
EU-28--------16.416.917.316.816.716.3---0.1
//: average growth rates

Statistics Belgium; Eurostat (2017), European Union Labour Force Survey (EU-LFS), tsdsc340, http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat (consulted on 20/11/2017).

Gender pay gap in annual wages - Belgium

percentage difference for women relative to men

 1998200020052009201020112012201320142014//19982014//2009
Belgium27.426.425.022.822.822.021.820.920.6-1.8-2.0
//: average growth rates

Institute for the Equality of Women and Men, Federal Public Service Employment, Labour and Social Dialogue, Federal Public Service Economy, Federal Planning Bureau (2017), L'├ęcart salarial entre les femmes et les hommes en Belgique - Rapport 2017.

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