International Women's Day 2019: growth in female employment mainly due to part-time work, gender pay gap slightly declined but still above EU average
Regarding the income situation of women and men, the gender
pay gap has decreased from 25.5% in 2007 to 19.9% in 2017. However,
Austria still lies among the EU countries with the highest gender-related
wage differentials (EU
An analysis of various factors influencing the gender pay gap based on data of 2014 shows that less than half of the gender pay gap can be explained by differences in observed characteristics, such as economic activity, occupation, education, age, length of service in the enterprise, full- and part-time work, type of employment contract, region or size of the enterprise.
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