Gender pay inequalities continued in 2018

Neuch√Ętel, 22.02.2021 - In 2018, in the economy as a whole, 60.9% of people receiving a monthly wage of less than CHF 4000 for a full-time job were women. Conversely, more men were found at the top of the pay pyramid, accounting for 81.2% of employees earning a monthly salary of more than CHF 16 000. The gender pay gap increased slightly between 2014 and 2018 (private and public sector) rising from 18.1% in 2014 to 19.0% in 2018. 45.4% of the pay gap remains unexplained, according to the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).

This press release and further information on this topic can be found on the FSO website (see link below)


Address for enquiries

Didier Froidevaux, FSO, Wages and Working Conditions section, tel.: +41 58 463 67 56, email: didier.froidevaux@bfs.admin.ch



Publisher

Federal Statistical Office
http://www.statistics.admin.ch

https://www.admin.ch/content/gov/en/start/documentation/media-releases.msg-id-82400.html