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Indicators to support COVID-19 country-level assessments and response plans:
#CovidData - Pay equality
Pay equality
Country or areaGender pay gap
2008 - 2017 (latest available)
%
Australia and New Zealand
Australia13.1
Christmas Island-
Cocos (Keeling) Islands-
Heard Island and McDonald Islands-
New Zealand-
Norfolk Island-
Central and Southern Asia
Afghanistan-
Bangladesh-5.5
Bhutan-
India34.5
Iran (Islamic Republic of)-
Kazakhstan-
Kyrgyzstan-
Maldives-
Nepal28.9
Pakistan34.0
Sri Lanka10.2
Tajikistan-
Turkmenistan-
Uzbekistan-
Eastern and South-Eastern Asia
Brunei Darussalam-
Cambodia-
China17.2
China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region-
China, Macao Special Administrative Region-
China, Taiwan Province of China-
Democratic People's Republic of Korea-
Indonesia7.8
Japan-
Lao People's Democratic Republic-
Malaysia-
Mongolia8.1
Myanmar-
Philippines-10.3
Republic of Korea32.5
Singapore-
Thailand-2.7
Timor-Leste-
Viet Nam7.7
Europe and Northern America
Åland Islands-
Albania-2.4
Andorra-
Austria20.1
Belarus-
Belgium7.4
Bermuda-
Bosnia and Herzegovina-
Bulgaria13.2
Canada14.9
Channel Islands-
Croatia8.7
Czechia22.1
Denmark15.0
Estonia23.8
Faroe Islands-
Finland19.6
France16.3
Germany21.5
Gibraltar-
Greece12.5
Greenland-
Guernsey-
Holy See-
Hungary11.2
Iceland16.3
Ireland13.9
Isle of Man-
Italy8.4
Jersey-
Kosovo, under UNSC res 1244-
Latvia15.0
Liechtenstein-
Lithuania10.4
Luxembourg6.8
Malta10.4
Monaco-
Montenegro-
Netherlands17.4
North Macedonia-
Norway16.8
Poland8.8
Portugal15.8
Republic of Moldova-
Romania4.6
Russian Federation22.9
Saint Pierre and Miquelon-
San Marino-
Serbia-
Slovakia19.6
Slovenia4.5
Spain14.9
Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands-
Sweden15.3
Switzerland17.4
Ukraine17.8
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland23.2
United States of America16.0
Latin America and the Caribbean
Anguilla-
Antigua and Barbuda-
Argentina-2.9
Aruba-
Bahamas-
Barbados-
Belize-
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)-
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba-
Brazil10.2
British Virgin Islands-
Cayman Islands-
Chile12.7
Colombia-
Costa Rica-6.8
Cuba-
Curaçao-
Dominica-
Dominican Republic-
Ecuador-4.3
El Salvador2.2
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)-
French Guiana-
Grenada-
Guadeloupe-
Guatemala-
Guyana-
Haiti-
Honduras-
Jamaica-
Martinique-
Mexico4.8
Montserrat-
Nicaragua-
Panama-6.7
Paraguay-3.7
Peru9.2
Puerto Rico-
Saint Barthélemy-
Saint Kitts and Nevis-
Saint Lucia-
Saint Martin (French Part)-
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines-
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)-
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands-
Suriname-
Trinidad and Tobago-
Turks and Caicos Islands-
United States Virgin Islands-
Uruguay3.0
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)-
Northern Africa and Western Asia
Algeria-
Armenia20.3
Azerbaijan-
Bahrain-
Cyprus12.6
Egypt-4.7
Georgia-
Iraq-
Israel-
Jordan-6.1
Kuwait-
Lebanon-
Libya-
Morocco-
Oman-
Qatar-
Saudi Arabia-
State of Palestine-
Sudan-
Syrian Arab Republic-
Tunisia-4.1
Turkey-1.2
United Arab Emirates-
Western Sahara-
Yemen-
Oceania excluding Australia and New Zealand
American Samoa-
Cook Islands-
Fiji-
French Polynesia-
Guam-
Kiribati-
Marshall Islands-
Micronesia (Federated States of)-
Nauru-
New Caledonia-
Niue-
Northern Mariana Islands-
Palau-
Papua New Guinea-
Pitcairn-
Samoa-
Solomon Islands-
Tokelau-
Tonga-
Tuvalu-
United States Minor Outlying Islands-
Vanuatu-
Wallis and Futuna Islands-
Sub-Saharan Africa
Angola-
Benin-
Botswana-
British Indian Ocean Territory-
Burkina Faso-
Burundi-
Cabo Verde-3.9
Cameroon-
Central African Republic-
Chad-
Comoros-
Congo-
Côte d'Ivoire-
Democratic Republic of the Congo-
Djibouti-
Equatorial Guinea-
Eritrea-
Eswatini-
Ethiopia-
French Southern and Antarctic Territories-
Gabon-
Gambia6.0
Ghana-
Guinea-
Guinea-Bissau-
Kenya-
Lesotho-
Liberia-
Madagascar11.7
Malawi14.4
Mali-
Mauritania-
Mauritius-
Mayotte-
Mozambique-
Namibia-6.5
Niger-
Nigeria-
Rwanda-
Réunion-
Saint Helena-
Senegal-
Seychelles-
Sierra Leone29.5
Somalia-
South Africa19.4
South Sudan-
São Tomé and Principe-
Togo-
Uganda-
United Republic of Tanzania2.4
Zambia-
Zimbabwe-
Australia and New Zealand-
Central and Southern Asia -
Eastern and South-Eastern Asia -
Europe and Northern America-
Latin America and the Caribbean -
Northern Africa and Western Asia-
Oceania excluding Australia and New Zealand -
Sub-Saharan Africa -
World15.6
Source:
Columns : 2 : International Labour Organization. 2018. Global Wage Report 2018/19: What lies behind gender pay gaps. Geneva: ILO
Notes:
-Global and regional averages shown in red and brackets should be treated with caution as the data coverage is below UN Women's threshold (at least 50 percent of countries and/or 66 percent of the population covered).
-Hyphen (-) indicates country data are not available or regional/world average is not applicable or cannot be derived.
Last Updated03 April 2020