Women’s mean hourly rate is 27% lower than men’s
In other words when comparing mean hourly rates, women earn 73p for every £1 that men earn.
Women’s median hourly rate is 0% lower than men’s
In other words when comparing median hourly rates, women earn the same as men.
Proportion of women in each pay quartile
Top quartile (highest paid)
34%of the top quartile are women
Upper middle quartile
59%of the upper middle quartile are women
Lower middle quartile
78%of the lower middle quartile are women
Lower quartile (lowest paid)
81%of the lower quartile are women