The gap stood at 14 percent in 2016, down 0.5 percent from the year before.
By: Wendy Lee, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s gender wage gap stood at 14 percent in 2016, down 0.5 percent from the year before, according to the latest statistics released by Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) Friday.
Taiwanese women made an average NT$44,168 a month in 2016, the survey said. The figure was 83.61 percent of Taiwanese men’s average monthly income, which stood at NT$52,824.
Meanwhile, the average hourly wage for Taiwanese women was NT$264.6, 86 percent of that of Taiwanese men’s average hourly wage, making it a 14 percent wage gap.