Equal Pay: West Yorkshire

Women and Equalities written question – answered on 25th April 2017.

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Photo of Craig Whittaker Craig Whittaker Conservative, Calder Valley

To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what the gender pay gap for (a) Calderdale and (b) West Yorkshire was in each year since 2005.

Photo of Caroline Dinenage Caroline Dinenage The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education

The Office of National Statistics publishes the median hourly pay figures set out below, based on place of residence, annually. To accelerate the rate of progress, the Government has introduced mandatory gender pay gap reporting for large employers.

a) Calderdale

Year

Female median hourly pay (£)

Male median hourly pay (£)

Gender pay gap (%)

2005

8.63

9.50

9.2%

2006*

8.86

9.91

10.6%

2007

9.00

10.59

15.0%

2008

9.36

11.53

18.8%

2009

9.49

11.77

19.4%

2010

10.47

11.27

7.1%

2011*

10.61

11.33

6.4%

2012

10.43

13.50

22.7%

2013

10.23

12.60

18.8%

2014

10.29

12.40

17.0%

2015

10.49

11.94

12.1%

2016

11.48

12.53

8.4%

b) West Yorkshire

Year

Female median hourly pay (£)

Male median hourly pay (£)

Gender pay gap (%)

2005

7.94

9.84

19.3%

2006*

8.21

10.10

18.7%

2007

8.55

10.50

18.6%

2008

8.76

10.89

19.6%

2009

9.13

11.11

17.8%

2010

9.52

11.30

15.8%

2011*

9.52

11.21

15.1%

2012

9.65

11.50

16.1%

2013

9.91

11.69

15.2%

2014

9.84

11.65

15.5%

2015

9.95

11.95

16.7%

2016

10.33

12.46

17.1%

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