According to the latest YouGov survey, one in five women who ask for a pay rise are successful in receiving one compared with just under a third of men.
The findings reveal that a gender pay gap persists in pay rises requests, with men more likely to ask, and be successful than women.
Further findings include:
- Women who have worked are noticeably less likely to have never asked for a pay rise (60%) than men (48%)
- Out of all British adults who have worked, 46% of men have asked for a pay rise, compared to just 33% of women
- For 18 to 29-year-olds who have held a job, 18% of men and 16% of women have asked for a pay rise and received at least one, and likewise 17% of young women and 15% of young men who have asked for, but never received, a pay rise.
- 12% difference between men in their 30s who have successfully asked for a pay rise (31%) and women in their 30s who have done the same (19%).
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