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Wage_and_Inequality_Related_Indicators_Belgium_1995-2009

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									Belgium
                    1995              1996              1997       1998        1999          2000
D9/D1                 n.a               n.a               n.a        n.a         2.7           2.7
D5/D1                 n.a               n.a               n.a        n.a         1.6           1.6
D9/D5                 n.a               n.a               n.a        n.a         1.7           1.7
Low Pay               n.a               n.a               n.a        n.a        12.4          12.3
Low Pay Percent Femalen.a               n.a               n.a        n.a        71.2          71.1
Low Pay Female        n.a               n.a               n.a        n.a         n.a           n.a
Gini Coefficient      n.a               n.a               n.a        n.a        24.1          24.1
Wage Share           62.5              62.6              62.1       61.7        62.4          61.4
Weekly Hours Worked n.a                 n.a               n.a        n.a        35.1          34.5
Average Monthly Wages
                       Wages
Average Monthly Femalen.a               n.a              n.a         n.a       1639          1719
Average Male Wages n.a                  n.a              n.a         n.a       2283          2338
Median Monthly Wages n.a                n.a              n.a         n.a       1893          1947
Minimum Monthly Wages n.a               n.a              n.a         n.a       1096          1096

                   Convention
                26           31
                        1
Minimum Wage Ratification                 0

                    1995           1996
Average Wage Series (local currency)                    1997       1998        1999          2000
          1            n.a         2428                 2408       2468        2558          2637
          2            n.a           n.a                  n.a        n.a       2089          2151
          3            n.a           n.a                  n.a        n.a         n.a            76
          4            n.a           n.a                  n.a        n.a         n.a           n.a

                                                                                                 n.a. not available/ not applic
                              7             8              9         10          11             12
ILO Global Wage Database 2010
Data are available from 1995 - 2009
http://www.ilo.org/travail/info/db/lang--en/index.htm
Accessed September, 22, 2011

The tabs in the database refer to the following wage related indicators:

Inequality Related Indicators
                     D9D1 The ratio between the 9th decile of wages divided by the 1st decile of wages (along the wage distr
                     D5D1 The ratio between the 5th decile of wages (i.e. the median wage) divided by the 1st decile of wage
                     D9D5 The ratio between the 9th decile of wages divided by the 5th decile (i.e. the median wage) of wage
                Low Pay(a) For both sexes. Refers to the proportion of the employed population whose hourly earnings at all jo
               Low Pay(b) This indicator measures the percentage of low pay workers, among all low pay workers, which are
                Low Pay(c) This indicator measures the percentage of women who are low pay workers (i.e. # of female low p
           Gini Coefficient The gini coefficient is a measure of inequality between 0 and 1 or between 0 and 100. A value of 0
                            refers to complete inequality.

Wage Related Indicators
          Average Wage Refers to the monthly, nominal mean wage of all employees in each country for both sexes in loca
  Average Female Wage Refers to the monthly, nominal mean wage of all female employees in each country in local curren
     Average Male Wage Refers to the monthly, nominal, mean wage of all male employees in each country in local currenc
           Median Wage Refers to the monthly, nominal, median wage of all employees in each country for both sexes in lo
         Minimum Wage Refers to the national monthly, nominal, minimum wage in place as of December 31st of each yea
                          collective bargaining is in place for minimum wages. In cases where a national minimum wage is
                          or major city is used. In some cases, an average of multiple major cities' minimum wages is used
                          level, the minimum wage in place which generally applies to unskilled workers is used.
Minimum Wage Ratification Refers to whether an ILO member state has ratified either of the two conventions on minimum wag



               Wage Share Refers to the adjusted wage share at market prices. The undadjusted wage share is simply the to
                          The adjusted wage share adjusts for the self-employed by assuming that the earnings of the self-e
             Hours Worked Refers to the average number of weekly hours worked among all employees.
                       2001           2002         2003         2004            2005          2006          2007
                         2.7            2.7          2.8          2.8             2.8           2.8           2.8
                         1.6            1.6          1.6          1.6             1.6           1.6           1.6
                         1.7            1.7          1.7          1.7             1.7           1.7           1.7
                        12.0           12.0         11.9         12.0            12.3          12.5          12.7
                        71.0           70.9         70.0         69.7            69.4          68.9          68.7
                         n.a            n.a          n.a         13.3            12.5          11.8           n.a
                        24.2           24.2         24.3         24.6            24.7          24.6          24.6
                        62.7           62.9         62.3         60.7            60.1          59.8          59.8
                        34.2           34.0         33.9         33.8            33.9          33.6          33.5
                                           See below (local currency)
                       1806           1834         1932         2003            2049          2106          2130
                       2440           2462         2592         2677            2720          2756          2783
                       2018           2056         2137         2204            2227          2292          2342
                       1140           1163         1186         1186            1210          1234          1283




                       2001           2002           2003        2004           2005          2006          2007
                       2759           2861           2887        2975           3056          3140            n.a
                       2233           2264           2370        2467           2503          2560          2576
                         79              83             87          89             92            94            97
                        n.a             n.a            n.a         n.a            n.a           n.a           n.a

            n.a. not available/ not applicable
                          13              14           15           16            17             18            19




st decile of wages (along the wage distribution).
 wage) divided by the 1st decile of wages (along the wage distribution).
 h decile (i.e. the median wage) of wages (along the wage distribution).
 opulation whose hourly earnings at all jobs were less than 2/3 of median hourly earnings.
s, among all low pay workers, which are female (i.e. # of female low pay workers / # of all low pay workers*100).
  low pay workers (i.e. # of female low pay workers / # of all female workers*100)
nd 1 or between 0 and 100. A value of 0 corresponds to complete equality, whereas a value of 1 (or 100)



 s in each country for both sexes in local currency units.
mployees in each country in local currency units.
ployees in each country in local currency units.
ees in each country for both sexes in local currency units.
place as of December 31st of each year. Minimum wages are not reported for countries for which
ses where a national minimum wage is not mandated, the minimum wage in place in the capital
 e major cities' minimum wages is used. In countries where the minimum wage is set at the sectoral
o unskilled workers is used.
of the two conventions on minimum wages:



undadjusted wage share is simply the total compensation of employees as a share of GDP.
 assuming that the earnings of the self-employed are the same as those earned by employees.
ong all employees.
2008    2009    Source       Source Survey  Source Notes
  2.8     n.a                0.0            0.0
                Belgium Ministry of the Economy
  1.6     n.a                0.0            0.0
                Belgium Ministry of the Economy
  n.a     n.a                0.0            0.0
                Belgium Ministry of the Economy
 12.6     n.a                0.0            0.0
                Belgium Ministry of the Economy
  n.a     n.a                0.0            0.0
                Belgium Ministry of the Economy
  n.a     n.a   OECD         0.0            0.0
  n.a     n.a                0.0            0.0
                Belgium Ministry of the Economy
 61.0    63.1   AMECO        0.0            Adjusted wage share (GDP at market prices).
  n.a     n.a                0.0            0.0
                Belgium Ministry of the Economy

 n.a      n.a                0              0
                Belgium Ministry of the Economy
 n.a      n.a                0              0
                Belgium Ministry of the Economy
 n.a      n.a                0              0
                Belgium Ministry of the Economy
1336    1388    Eurostat     0              Minimum wage for workers 21 years old and older.




2008    2009    Source         Source SurveySource Notes
 n.a      n.a   UNECE          n.a          n.a
2687      n.a                  n.a          n.a
                Belgium Ministry of the Economy
 100     103                   Fédéral Unseasonally adjusted Indice Trimestriel du Cout de la Main d'Oeuvre
                                            Refers to et gross wage Sociale
                Service Public Nominal Emploi, Travail theConcertation component only. Annual index figures are a
 n.a      n.a   n.a            n.a          n.a


  20      21              22            23             24
 market prices).




1 years old and older.




 ponent only. Annual index figures are an average of quarterly. Refers to sectors B-S.

								
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