October 2019

New gender pay gap data finds that women continue to earn less than men, on average, in Britain today.

The most recent stats from the ONS’ Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE) – published this week – show that the mean gap for full time workers is 13.1%.

In this briefing you will find: 

  • Key facts about the gender pay gap
  • A summary of how Fawcett calculates the gender pay gap and its underlying causes
  • A summary of how the gender pay gap differs among women.
  • Our recommendations on how to tackle the gender pay gap

Read the briefing here

Click here to read Fawcett's explainer on the differences between the Gender Pay Gap and pay discrimination, and how they interact.

Find out more about the gender pay gap by ethnicity here.