In light of the growing prominence of gender pay gap and equal pay concerns, an increasing number of countries have started to adopt gender pay reporting and equality rules. Our research on gender pay gap reporting around the world, with brief details tabulated below, serves as a comprehensive reference to help businesses worldwide navigate this complex landscape.
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|Country||Company threshold||Reporting requirements||Publishing requirements||Reporting frequency (years)||Reporting deadline|
|Austria||150+||Income report including number of women and men in each occupational group||For internal use only and must be kept confidential||2||1st quarter of the calendar year|
|Australia||100+||Report containing set of gender equality indicators||WGEA website from early 2024||1||1 April to 31 May|
|Belgium||50+||Different reporting requirements apply to employers with 50-99 employees and those with 100+ employees.||For internal use only and must be kept confidential||2||Info must cover the last two financial years and be submitted to the works council within three months after the second year ends.|
|Israel||518+||Internal, personal and public reports containing breakdown of employee types and positions, segmented by gender||Company website||1||Report must be published no later than 1 June.|
|Italy||50+||Equality report includes: gender employee count, pregnant female count, hires by gender, initial salary disparities, job roles, full-time vs. part-time, total remuneration, bonuses, benefits, and more.||Company website if they wish to||2||30 April of the year following the expiry of each two-year period|
|Japan||300+||Gender wage differences, i.e. average wages of female employees as the percentage of the average wages of male employees||Company website and a database operated by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare||1||Within three months of the end of each business year|
|South Korea||300+||Gender pay gaps, including basic salary, bonuses and allowance paid, plus the number of employees by job category and seniority||Official Gazette or on Ministry of Employment and Labour’s website||1||N/A|
|Lithuania||20+||Average wages by occupational group and sex where there are more than two employees in the occupational group||Governmental website||1||N/A|
|UK||250+||Report includes: mean and median hourly pay gaps, mean and median bonus differences, the proportion of employees receiving bonuses, and the gender distribution in each pay quartile as at the snapshot date.||Company website and uploaded to governmental site||1||Figures must be based on the rates of pay in place on the snapshot date (31/3 or 5/4), with a reporting deadline on 30/3 or 4/4 of the following year.|