Among a few thousand workers who make more than NT$1 million, women took up less than 17%.
By: Teng Pei-ju, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A report released by Taiwan’s Ministry of Finance August 8
revealed that the glass ceiling is still prevalent in Taiwan’s work environment, making women account for only one fifth among workers who make more than NT$1 million (US$33,000) per month.
The report analyzed the income gap of the workforce in the country as well as the gender proportion among the high-income workers. It defined those who earn more than NT$100,000 (US$3,300) per month as high-income workers and those who are paid more than NT$1 million monthly as extremely high-income workers.
The report said that the income of women and senior workers had improved over the years. However, among a few thousand very high-income workers, women took up only 16.8%. [FULL STORY]