Updated Wales indicators

  • Location of low pay:
    • first graph (by local authority): The proportion of employees workers earning less than £7 per hour is highest in Gwynedd and Pembrokeshire.
    • second graph (compared with the rest of the United Kingdom): Wales has a somewhat higher proportion of employees earning less than £7 per hour than most other parts of the United Kingdom.
  • Pay inequalities:
    • first graph (over time): at both the top and the bottom of the pay scale, rates of pay for women have become closer to rates of pay for men, but are still lower.
    • second graph (by gender): almost half of all part-time workers – both men and women – earn less than £7 an hour.