Mean gender bonus pay gap of leading banks in the UK 2018

This statistic shows the mean bonus pay gap between women and men in the largest banks in the United Kingdom (UK) as of April 2018. HSBC bank plc (2019) reported a bonus pay gaps of approximately 60 percent between men and women, meaning the average amount of bonuses paid to women were 60 percent lower than those paid to men.

Average gender gap in bonus pay of the largest banks in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018*

Mean bonus pay gap
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Release date

February 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

April 2018

Supplementary notes

* All banks included have 1,000 or more employees.
Figures show the percentage difference that women are paid in bonuses compared to men. for example the Royal bank of Scotland has a figure of 66.7 percent. this means that women's mean bonus pay was 66.7 percent lower than men's.

The mean hourly rate is the average hourly wage across the entire organization so the mean gender pay gap is a measure of the difference between women’s mean hourly wage and men’s mean hourly wage.
* 2019.

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