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Wage Gap is the difference between the average wages earned by men and the average wages earned by women.

It is caused by outdated societal attitudes and beliefs about the place and value of women in the workplace.

Cause and Contributors pie chart-E

 

 

NBProvincial Hourly Wage Gap 2015-2019 E
Provincial Hourly Wage Gap 2019 E
 

How do you compare with other provinces?


 

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Canada

14.1%

13.6%

13.3%

13.0%

12.1%

NFLD & Labrador

21.3%

17.2%

12.8%

11.1%

14.1%

Prince Edward Island

1.8%

3.0%

-1.9%

-0.1%

-1.0%

Nova Scotia

10.5%

7.6%

10.0%

10.1%

9.8%

New Brunswick

11.2%

8.2%

7.4%

8.5%

8.3%

Quebec

9.9%

11.4%

10.2%

11.0%

10.2%

Ontario

13.6%

12.6%

12.6%

11.3%

10.9%

Manitoba

11.6%

9.1%

11.1%

11.5%

10.5%

Saskatchewan

16.1%

14.2%

15.2%

15.5%

13.2%

Alberta

18.8%

18.4%

18.4%

16.9%

15.9%

British Columbia

16.3%

16.4%

15.8%

17.6%

15.0%

 

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