We recently conducted a survey with 100 participants from across Ireland and the UK about the recently debated gender pay gap. Here are some of the main takeaways (scroll down for infographic).
93% females and 7 % males took part in our survey conducted on the gender pay gap. They fell into the following age ranges.
- 35.35% – 18 to 24
- 30.51% – 25 to 34
- 13.13% – 35 to 44
- 1.01% – 45 to 54
93.94% of the participants have heard about the gender pay gap with 6.06% not knowing anything about it at all.
Gender pay gap questionnaire results
We conducted a gender pay gap questionnaire with the options of Strongly Agree, Agree, Neutral, Disagree, Strongly Disagree.
Here are some of the main the takeaways the full table can be viewed here: Gender pay gap survey results
- 43% agree the pay gap is limited to women only
- 32% agree the pay gap is more probable in gender dominant industries (politics, nursing, teaching etc. )
- 49.49% agree the pay gap can or will affect future employment
Thoughts and experience of the gender pay gap
92.93 % think that the pay gap should be abolished in Ireland / The UK and over a half of participants ( 53.06%) have found themselves in a job where a person of the opposite sex have got paid more for the same position.
We asked the participants what factors do they believe cause the gender pay gap
- 16% political
- 8% marital status
- 11% education and experience
- 65% discrimination
The full results can be viewed here: Gender pay gap – Full results