OECD Criticizes Gender Pay Gap in Austria

Politics ♦ Published: December 17, 2012; 15:54 ♦ (Vindobona)

Although the education level of women has improved in the last decades, a greater education attainment level of women is not matched with labour market outcomes, OECD says.

OECD Criticizes Gender Pay Gap in Austria / Picture: © Vindobona.org

Compared with the previous generation young women Austria have made considerable gains in educational attainment: 23% of women and 19% of men aged 25-34 years attained a tertiary degree compared with 15% of women and 22% of men aged 45-54 years. If the trend continues, in tertiary education in 2025 there will be almost twice as many women as men. However there remain…