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Listen: 35% Average Gap Between Men's And Women's Pensions.

: 09/11/2019 - 10:48

The average total weekly pension income in 2010 for men was €433  and €280 for women - a gender pension gap of about 35 percent.

A new ESRI study found the total gender pension gap is due to differences in incomes from private and occupational pensions.

Adele Whelan, research officer at the ESRI, says education also plays a part in the difference:

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