#WorkEqual Share a Stat

  • Gender Pay Gap in Ireland is currently 14% – #WorkEqual – Eurostat
  • The Gender pay gap increased from 12.6% in 2009 to 14% in 2016 – #WorkEqual – European Commission statistics
  • Childcare costs in Ireland among highest in EU – #WorkEqual – ERSI
  • Women in Ireland carry out more than 70% of the unpaid work in the home.  – #WorkEqual – OECD
  • Women in Ireland work 50 days for free a year, when average hourly earnings are compared with that of men – #WorkEqual
  • 19% of CEO positions in Ireland are held by women – #WorkEqual – Irish Management Institute
  • 33% of women in Ireland hold part time positions – #WorkEqual – Morgan McKinley
  • Study from PwC found the closing the #GenderPayGap would boost female earnings in the OECD by $2tn – #WorkEqual – PWC
  • Increasing investment in childcare and promoting wage transparency are key elements to closing the gender pay gap – #WorkEqual
  • Equal parental leave, and promoting its take up is a key part of the solution to close the gender pay gap – #WorkEqual
  • Ireland ranks 12th amongst EU countries on its GPG of 14%. – #WorkEqual – Eurostat