Gender pay gap in the UK civil service, by responsibility level 2019

This statistic shows the gender pay gap (i.e. the percentage difference between men and women's gross median earnings) in the civil service of the United Kingdom as on March 31, 2019, by responsibility level. The overall difference was 11.1 percent, with the largest single gap at the senior civil service level.

Gender pay gap: Percentage difference between men and women's gross median earnings in the civil service of the United Kingdom as on March 31, 2019, by responsibility level

Percentage difference
All employees 11.1%
Senior Civil Service Level 5.1%
Senior and Higher Executive Officers 3.2%
Administrative Officers and Assistants 2%
Executive Officers 1.6%
Grades 6 and 7 1.6%
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Source

Release date

July 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

March 31, 2019

Supplementary notes

* With the exception of the senior civil service, government departments have delegated pay and grading. For statistical purposes departments are asked to map their grades to a common framework by responsibility level.
In this statistic, staff are in their substantive responsibility level unless on temporary promotion in which case they are recorded at the higher responsibility level.
For part-time employees, the full-time equivalent earnings are used.

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