Last year, the average woman in a poor household earned HK$4,300 less than her male counterpart. Photo: SCMP Pictures Last year, the average woman in a poor household earned HK$4,300 less than her male counterpart. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Last year, the average woman in a poor household earned HK$4,300 less than her male counterpart. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Gender pay gap widens among Hong Kong’s poorest workers, with women pulling in only 60 per cent of amount men earn

Women below poverty line earning HK$4,300 less than men on average, as many look to balance work and family needs with flexible contracts

Last year, the average woman in a poor household earned HK$4,300 less than her male counterpart. Photo: SCMP Pictures Last year, the average woman in a poor household earned HK$4,300 less than her male counterpart. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Last year, the average woman in a poor household earned HK$4,300 less than her male counterpart. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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