Framework Conditions in Luxembourg

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Gender Pay Gap in Luxembourg

The gender pay gap in Luxembourg with 5 per cent is among the lowest gaps in the EU (Eurostat: Gender Pay Gap in unadjusted form).

National Action Plan on Equal Opportunities

In 2009, a national action plan to promote gender equality and equal opportunities has been adopted. This action plan contains direct and indirect measure to enhance equal opportunities for men and women. Direct measures include a guide for installing equal pay and the introduction of the analysis tool Logib. Indirect measures entail establishing a girls' and boys' day to break gender stereotypes in education and career choices.

Collective Agreements

Since 2004, collective agreements must contain provisions on gender equality, among them provisions on the equal remuneration of women and men. In this regard, a plan for equality in employment and remuneration has to be drafted.


European Commission: Report on the implementation of Commission Recommendation on strenghtening the principle of equal pay between men and women through transparency, 2017

Antidiskriminierungsstelle des Bundes: Gesetzgebung zur Entgeltgleichheit im internationalen Vergleich

European added value of applying the principle of Equal Pay for men and women for equal work or work of equal value - Research Paper

European Commission: Facts and Figures on the Gender Pay Gap