Baltic: Gender pay gap highest in Estonia in 2022: Eurostat

The unadjusted gender pay gap in the Baltic States was highest in Estonia in 2022, according to Eurostat data, LSM reported. In Estonia, women’s average gross hourly wage was 21.3% lower than that of men in 2022, which was up from 20.5% in 2021. The gender pay gap stood at 17.1% (14.6%) in Latvia and at 12.0% (12.0%) in Lithuania. The EU average was unchanged at 12.7%. Eurostat’s gender pay gap statistics are based on pay data in industry, construction, and service sector, excluding public administration, defence, and social security.