Living Wage Reports


Living Wage Report: China
This report estimates a living wage for workers in the manufacturing industry in urban Shenzhen in China.


Infographic – Urban Hangzhou
Infographic – Urban Shanghai
Infographic – Urban Shenzhen
Infographic – Urban Suzhou

November 2017 | The Global Living Wage Coalition


Living Wage Report: Ghana
This report estimates a living wage for workers in the banana sector in the Lower Volta Area in Ghana.


Infographic

November 2017 | The Global Living Wage Coalition


Living Wage Report: Rural Vietnam (Soc Trang to Thai Binh)
This report estimates a living wage for workers in rural Vietnam with a focus on the seafood processing industry.


Infographic

June 2017 | The Global Living Wage Coalition


Living Wage Report: Urban Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City)
This report estimates a living wage for workers in urban Vietnam with a focus on the garment industry.


Infographic

June 2017 | The Global Living Wage Coalition


Living Wage Report: Non-Metropolitan Urban Ethiopia
This report estimates a living wage for workers in the horticulture sector in non-metropolitan urban Ethiopia.


Infographic

April 2017 | The Global Living Wage Coalition


Living Wage Report: Urban and Rural Pakistan
This report estimates a living wage for workers in urban and rural Pakistan. It focuses on the sports ball manufacturing industry.

Executive Summary
Infographic – 
Urban
Infographic – 
Rural

March 2017 | The Global Living Wage Coalition


Living Wages Around the World: Manual for Measurement
This manual describes a new methodology to measure a decent but basic standard of living in different countries, and how much workers need to earn to afford this. The manual makes it possible for researchers to estimate comparable living wages around the world and determine gaps between living wages and prevailing wages, even in countries with limited secondary data.

February 2017 | Richard Anker and Martha Anker


Living Wage Report: Rural Mount Kenya Area
This report estimates a living wage for workers in the rural Mount Kenya Area. It focuses on areas with a concentration of fresh-cut flower farms.

Infographic (pdf)

February 2017 | The Global Living Wage Coalition
 


Living Wage Report: Bhahodi, Uttar Pradesh in India
This report estimates a living wage for workers in the rural areas of Eastern Uttar Pradesh in India. The report focuses on areas inhabited by workers of the carpet weaving industry.

Infographic (pdf)

October 2016 | The Global Living Wage Coalition
 


Living Wage Report for Dhaka and Satellite Cities in Bangladesh
This report estimates living wages for areas of Dhaka and its satellite cities with large concentrations of garment factories.

Infographic (pdf) 

September 2016 | The Global Living Wage Coalition


Living Wage Report: Rural Brazil
This report estimates living wages for the Minas Gerais State of Brazil with a focus on coffee production. Minas Gerais is the most important coffee-growing area in Brazil – the most important coffee producing country in the world.

Infographic (pdf)
Report in Portuguese (pdf)

June 2016 | The Global Living Wage Coalition


Living Wage Report: Kenya with Focus on Fresh Flower Farm Area Near Lake Naivasha
This report estimates a living wage for Kenya with a focus on a fresh-cut flower farm area near Lake Naivasha.

Executive Summary (pdf)

March 2014 | Fairtrade International, Sustainable Agriculture Network/Rainforest Alliance, UTZ Certified


Living Wage: Rural Malawi
This report estimates a living wage for rural Malawi with a focus on the tea-growing region in Southern Malawi.

Executive Summary (pdf)

January 2014 | Fairtrade International, Sustainable Agriculture Network/Rainforest Alliance, UTZ Certified


Living Wage Report: Rural Dominican Republic
This report estimates a living wage for rural Dominican Republic with a focus on the banana-growing region in the Northern part of the country.

Executive Summary (pdf)
Report in Spanish (pdf)
Executive Summary in Spanish (pdf)

October 2013 | Social Accountability International, Fairtrade International


Living Wage: Rural South Africa
This report estimates a living wage for the wine grape-growing area of the Western Cape Province in South Africa.



May 2013 | Fairtrade International