Gender pay gap UK: Median hourly wage for part-time employees 2006-2019, by gender

This statistic shows the average hourly gross earnings (excluding overtime pay and hours) in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2006 to 2019, by gender. The male figures are consistently lower than those of females. In 2006, females earned on average 15 pence per hour more, while in 2019 the difference was 31 pence. The general trend shows that the wage gap is increasing overall.

Gender pay gap: Median hourly earnings for part-time employees in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2006 to 2019, by gender (in GBP)*

MaleFemale
20199.6910
20189.079.47
20178.769.21
20168.488.99
20158.018.55
201488.44
2013 7.918.37
2012 7.728.14
2011** 7.648.03
2010 7.678
2009 7.667.86
2008 7.257.51
2007 7.127.28
2006 6.867.01
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Source

Release date

October 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2006 to 2019

Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

Postal questionnaire

Supplementary notes

*Part-time defined as employees working 30 paid hours or less per week (or less than 25 for the teaching professions).
* Excluding overtime pay and hours
** Due to classification changes in 2010, there is a discontinuity from 2010 to 2011. The 2011 figure used is that using the latest (2010) classifications. This makes the 'Male' figure 3 pence lower than with the old classification and the 'Female' figure 7 pence lower.

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