Close the Gap pay gap statistics (2019)

Year of publication
Close the Gap

Overview of pay gap statistics.

In 2018 provisional results indicate that the mean gender pay gap in Scotland is:
14% when comparing of men's and women's overall average hourly earnings;
10% when comparing men's and women's full-time average hourly earnings; and
30% when comparing men's full-time average hourly earnings with women's part-time average hourly earnings.

Labour market
Women account for 49% of the labour market.
42% of women employed in Scotland work part-time compared to 13% of men.
Women account for 76% of all part-time workers in Scotland.

Occupational segregation
Around 80% of administrative and secretarial workers and those in personal service jobs are women.
While women are more likely to work in the public sector (67% local government and 81% NHS), only a third of chief executives in the sector are women.
97% of childcare and early years education workers are women and 98% of classroom assistants are women.
Less than 3% of chartered civil engineers in Scotland are women.
Only 10% of senior managers in science engineering and technology professions are women.

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