The overall gender wage gap decreased in 2020

Neuch√Ętel, 22.11.2022 - In the economy as a whole, 60.1% of people receiving a gross 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 78.5% of employees earning a gross monthly salary of more than CHF 16 000 (2018: 81.2%). The overall gender pay gap decreased by 1% from 19.0% in 2018 to 18.0% in 2020 (private and public sectors together). 47.8% 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-91793.html