How much do women earn in India compared to men?
Here is a breakdown of the gender pay gap across India’s top 5 cities.
Mumbai, Maharashtra The top-earning city in the country, Mumbai has a gender pay parity of 79.4 per cent, according to an annual survey by India’s Bureau of Statistics.
It is followed by Bangalore at 78.8 per cent.
Hyderabad, Telangana The capital of Telangukara state in south India, Hyderabad is the fifth-largest city in India with a gender gap of 58.3 per cent according to the 2017 Women and Pay Equity (WPA) report by the World Bank.
It comes fourth in the list of top cities with a female workforce, at 3,811, and its women account for almost half the city’s workforce.
Bengaluru, India A third of Bengaluru’s population is female, according the WPA.
In the city, where the city is the sixth largest, the ratio is 79.2 per cent and the women account, at 2,903.
Hyder, Telengana The third largest city in Telenagar state, Hyder is the fourth largest city with a sex ratio of 2.92.
The ratio is 99.4 in the city.
Ahmedabad, Gujarat The capital city of Gujarat is home to a gender-balanced workforce, with the ratio of men to women at 99.5 per cent in the state.
Pune, Maharashtra A third-largest state in India, Pune has a female-only workforce at 79.6 per cent which is up from 76.9 per cent recorded in 2017.
New Delhi, India India’s capital is home of the country’s largest city, Delhi.
The city’s female workforce is up to 2,500 compared to 2.4 million in 2017, according WPA’s 2017 report.
Bangalore, India The third-biggest city in Bangalore, is home town to Bangalore International Airport, home to the largest number of women in the world.
It has the highest ratio of women to men of any city in western India with 2,078 to 1.9, according Women in India 2017 report by India Institute of Management (IIM).
Jaipur, India Jaipura, the capital of the Indian state of Rajasthan, is the second-largest capital city in Rajasthani state.
The women workforce is 2,300 to 1 in the province.
New York, New York City A third the size of Mumbai, New Yorkers have a gender ratio of 80 per cent across the city with the female workforce at 2.5 million.
It takes fifth place in the ranking.
Ahmednagar, India Ahmednadigall in the Ahmednagall region of India, Ahmednakar in the north, is a women- and gender-equal city with its female population accounting for nearly half of its workforce.
Ahmedpur, Maharashtra Ahmedpur in Maharashtra state is home-town to Ahmedpur International Airport with the highest female workforce in the western region at 3.2 million.
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh Lucknow is home for the second largest city Lucknow with a male-only population of 1.7 million, according IIM.
It ranks ninth in the rankings.
Hyderakulam, Tamil Nadu Hyderakulu in Tamil Nadu, a city of 3.5 lakh people, is among the top five cities in the Indian subcontinent with a ratio of 81.1 per cent with the city accounting for almost one-fifth of its female workforce.
Chandigarh, India Chandigaram in the capital city, Chandigari, is one of the few Indian cities that has a women’s-only ratio of 1:1.
In Chandigaran, the women’s proportion is 1.3 to 1, with women making up 62 per cent of the workforce.
Jaisalmer, Maharashtra Jaisalpur in the Rajasthalpur region of Uttar Pradesh is home district to Jaisalmeh International Airport.
The metro area has a male and female workforce ratio of 82.9 to 1 and the city accounts for just under a quarter of its total workforce.
Delhi, Delhi India’s fifth-bigger city, is also home to Delhi International Airport and the largest airport in the nation.
Delhi has a ratio at 2:1 for the metro area with the women proportion at 1.2 to 1 per cent compared to 1:0.4 for the rest of the state of Uttar a male workforce ratio.
Chennai, Tamilnadu Chennai is the capital and is home city of the Tamilnadevan Metropolitan Region in the northern part of Tamil Nadu state.
It accounts for a male worker ratio of 84.4 to 1 compared to 81.8 to 2 for the whole state.