Women earned average of €400 less a month than men in 2019

Women in Spain earned €400 less a month on average than men in 2019.

THE average salary of women in 2019 amounted to €1,773.3 per month, €400 lower than that of men, which stood at €2,173, according to a Labour Force Survey (EPA) published by the National Institute of Statistics (INE).

The average monthly salary (in gross terms) was €1,982.30 in 2019, the highest recorded since 2006, after increasing by 1.9 per cent compared to 2018.

It was found 33.8 per cent of men earning above €2,220 in 2019, compared to 25.8 per cent of women.

At the other end of the scale, 40.5 per cent of women earned less than €1,320, compared to 20.3 per cent of men.

The highest wage earners were directors and managers (€4,273) and, those who earned the least were in ‘elementary occupations’ such as labourers (€1,194).

Depending on the nature of the employer, those in the public sector earned €1,000 more, €2,760 on average, than those in the private sector (€1,796).

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Tara Rippin

Tara Rippin is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News, and is responsible for the Costa Blanca region.
She has been in journalism for more than 20 years, having worked for local newspapers in the Midlands, UK, before relocating to Spain in 1990.
Since arriving, the mother-of-one has made her home on the Costa Blanca, while spending 18 months at the EWN head office in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol.
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