Gender pay gap for median full-time hourly earnings in the UK in 2017, by age

This statistic shows the gender pay gap in the United Kingdom (UK) for April 2017. The 'gender pay gap' is defined as the difference between men’s and women’s hourly earnings as a percentage of men’s earnings. The gender pay gap differed through the different age groups, with the biggest difference is among those aged 50 to 59 where the gender pay gap for median full-time hourly earnings reaches 16.2 percent.

Gender pay gap for median full-time hourly earnings in the United Kingdom (UK) in April 2017, by age group

Percentage difference
16 to 17 11.7%
18 to 21 3%
22 to 29 2.2%
30 to 39 2%
40 to 49 13.7%
50 to 59 16.2%
60 and over 12.9%
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Source

Release date

October 2017

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

April 2017

Number of respondents

Approximately 1 percent of labour force

Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

Postal questionnaire

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