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8 March 2016: International Women’s Day - Part-time employment of women in the EU increases drastically with number of children-Women earned on average 16% less than men in the EU

Brussels, 7 March 2016

In 2014, the gender pay gap stood at 16.1% in the European Union (EU). In other words, women earned on average 84 cents for every euro a man makes per hour. Across Member States, the gender pay gap in 2014 ranged from less than 5% in Slovenia and Malta to more than 20% in Estonia, Austria,the Czech Republic, Germany and Slovakia.

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STAT/16/592


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