How much does it pay to work? Do inequalities increase in OECD countries? Find data on:
- Statutory minimum wages in 21 OECD countries
- Gross earnings of full-time employees by age group
- Distribution of gross earnings of full-time employees
Statutory minimum wages in 21 OECD countries
Download statutory minimum wages in national currency units (at current prices), real hourly minimum wages in USD exchange rates or in USD PPP. Also downloadable: minimum relative to median wages of full-time workers.
For detailed information on these data, see “Making the Most of the Minimum: Statutory Minimum Wages, Employment and Poverty”, OECD Employment Outlook, 1998.
Gross earnings of full-time employees by age group (soon available)
Download mean and median gross earnings, expressed in national currency units.
Distribution of gross earnings of full-time employees
This dataset contains gross earnings of full-time workers by earnings deciles and mean earnings, in national currency units. Based on earnings levels of full-time workers by deciles, it also contains three decile ratios (P9/P1, P5/P1 and P9/P5) that are commonly used to describe earnings dispersion. Also included is a series on the incidence of low pay (2/3 of median earnings. Download earnings deciles and mean earnings and decile ratios.
Employment Outlook 2007-Statistical Annex