For the Equal Pay Day on 18. March in Berlin for women only a cheaper public transport ticket. For a day, a valid ticket was the world’s first woman to the ticket, the Berlin transport companies (BVG). It cost 5.50 euros, about 21 per cent less than the normal one-day ticket for seven Euro because women in Germany earn on average 21 percent less than men, said the SNB to a justification.

the average wage difference of 21 percent

The Equal Pay Day is symbolic for the differences in pay between men and women. Across all industries and occupations across an average Pay gap of 21 per cent, stock, according to data from the Federal Statistical office recently.

women earn less because they work more often in part – time work and in lower paid Occupations – for example, in the social area. Excluding these factors, women earn for the same job in Germany is still about 6 percent less than men.