Wage differentiation in Belgium according to SILC data
Employees still account for over 85 % of people in work in Belgium. What is the trend in wages according to the latest microeconomic data?
The article examines the wage structure in Belgium over the last seven years and notably how return of experience and diplomas has changed. It also illustrates gaps in remuneration by company size and branch of activity, after controlling for staff differences.
Are experience or lack of seniority valued differently in wage-setting by our three neighbouring countries? Is part-time work penalised more in Belgium? Does having a permanent employment contract pay more in this country? This article provides some answers.