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Global Wage Gap

The wage gap doesn't just exist in Canada. Here's what women in the rest of the world are making for each $1 that men in their country are earning:

  Industry & Services  Manufacturing
Australia 90
85
Azerbaijan 53
no data
Brazil 76
54
Czech Republic 81
no data
Egypt 97 74
El Salvador 89 95
Eritrea 58 no data
France 81 79
Korea 62 56
Latvia 80 89
Malaysia no data 58
Mexico 78 71
Myanmar no data 96
Netherlands 77 no data
Portugal 67 69
Sri Lanka 90 85
Swaziland no data 71
Sweden no data 90
Turkey no data 99
United Kingdom 80 72

Source: Progress of the World's Women 2000. UNIFEM Biennial Report.

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