SDG 05: Gender Equality

What do women earn in Australia’s gig economy? Up to a third less than men

The gig economy refers to short-term contracts and freelance work, rather than permanent jobs. Image: Photo by Logan Fisher on Unsplash

Victoria Masterson

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SDG 05: Gender Equality

 Women in Australia’s gig economy are more likely to earn under $40,000 a year, while men are more likely to earn above $100,000.
Women in Australia’s gig economy are more likely to earn under $40,000 a year, while men are more likely to earn above $100,000. Image: Gendered Dimensions of Digital Platform Work, Victorian Government

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