Research and analysis

The class pay gap within Britain's professions

Research into social mobility, the class pay gap and unemployment across different generations using new data from the Labour Force Survey.


The class pay gap and intergenerational worklessness

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Research by the Social Mobility Commission highlighting the gap in earnings between professional people from poorer backgrounds compared to their peers from more affluent backgrounds.

The report finds that people from less privileged backgrounds face a £6,800 class pay gap.

Published 26 January 2017
Last updated 14 March 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated analytical data.
  2. First published.