The EU GPG in 2014: new statistics by Eurostat
The EU GPG in 2014: new statistics by Eurostat. For the economy as a whole, in 2014, women's gross hourly earnings were on average 16.1 % below those of men in the European Union (EU-28) and 16.5% in the euro area (EA-18). Across Member States, the gender pay gap varied by 25.4 percentage points, ranging from 2.9 % in Slovenia to 28.3 % in Estonia. See http://ec.europa.eu/…/s…/index.php/Gender_pay_gap_statistics
As far as the member states involved in the project are concerned, after the increase in 2013 (+0.6%), Italy recorded a 0.8% decrease, going from 7.3 to 6.5%; similarly, after the increase in 2013 (+0.6%), the UK gained a 1.4% decrease in the GPG, going from 19.7 to 18.3%; on the contrary, Poland confirmed the increasing trend in the GPG, going from 6.4 (2012) to 7.1 (2013) to 7.7% (2014).