Description

The GPG is calculated on the basis of:

  • the four-yearly Structure of Earnings Survey (SES) 2002, 2006, 2010, etc., and with the scope as required by the SES regulation,
  • national estimates based on national sources for the years between the SES years, from reference year 2007 onwards, with the same coverage as SES,

according to the following definition: GPG = [(average gross hourly earnings of male paid employees - average gross hourly earnings of female paid employees) / average gross hourly earnings of male paid employees] expressed in %. Average earnings used for the GPG are calculated as arithmetic means.

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