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Gender pay gaps in average (mean) hourly earnings


Source: Equality and Human Rights Commission – Briefing paper 2: Gender pay gaps


  • Data from 1970-1997 are from the Office of National Statistics New Earnings Survey (NES), data from 1997-2000 are from the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE).
  • All data for full-timers exclude overtime, but part-time figures include the effect of overtime. Prior to 1984, data are for women aged 18 and over and for men aged 21 and over. From 1984, data are for employees on adult rates.



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