The gender pay gap has shrunken to its lowest figure since 2008, according to data released by the national statistics agency – INE.
Standing at 19.5%, salary increases are being attributed to the shrinking of the difference between men and women.
Average salaries for men in 2019 – the last year with full and comprehensive data – was €26,934, with women being paid €21,682 – a gap of €5,252.
The figure is down 2% compared to 2018 average salaries.
Source : English Radio News