Gender pay gap in EU

The gender pay gap is defined as the relative difference in the average gross earnings of women and men within the economy as a whole.

There are considerable differences between EU countries, with the gender pay gap ranging from less than 8% in Belgium, Italy, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, and Slovenia to more than 20% in Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, Estonia and United Kingdom.

Eurostat publishes regularly updated information on the gender pay gap situation in EU.

Here is the last european report, released last October: