Wage gap by age

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Abstract

Abstract

This dataset contains age wage gaps defined as the difference between mean (median) earnings of 25-54 year-olds and that of 15-24 year-olds "Youth over prime-age" (respectively 55-64 year-olds "Senior over prime-age") relative to mean (median) earnings of 25-54 year-olds. Earnings refer to gross earnings of full-time dependent employees unless otherwise indicated.

Data Characteristics

Data Characteristics

Date last updated

Date last updated

10 March 2023

Other data characteristics

Other data characteristics

Interpretation: a negative number means that seniors/youth earn X% more than prime age workers. A positive number means they earn X% less than prime-age workers.

Unit of measure used

Unit of measure used

Percentage

Population & Scope

Population & Scope

Item coverage

Item coverage

For Hungary and Norway, senior over prime-age refers to persons 55+ over prime age and not 55-64.

This dataset contains age wage gaps defined as the difference between mean (median) earnings of 25-54 year-olds and that of 15-24 year-olds "Youth over prime-age" (respectively 55-64 year-olds "Senior over prime-age") relative to mean (median) earnings of 25-54 year-olds. Earnings refer to gross earnings of full-time dependent employees unless otherwise indicated.

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Percentage

10 March 2023

Interpretation: a negative number means that seniors/youth earn X% more than prime age workers. A positive number means they earn X% less than prime-age workers.

For Hungary and Norway, senior over prime-age refers to persons 55+ over prime age and not 55-64.