Living Wage Reports
Living Wage Report for 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.
March 2017 | Source: 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 | Source: Richard Anker and Martha Anker
Living Wage Report for Kenya
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.
February 2017 | Source: The Global Living Wage Coalition
Living Wage Report for Bhahodi, Uttar Pradesh, 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.
October 2016 | Source: The Global Living Wage Coalition
Living Wage Report for Dhaka, Bangladesh and Satellite Cities
Over four million people work in the ready-made garment industry in Bangladesh. The sector is now the second-largest in the world and accounts for more than 85 percent of the country’s annual exports.This report estimates living wages for areas of Dhaka and its satellite cities with large concentrations of garment factories.
September 2016 | Source: Social Accountability International and The Global Living Wage Coalition
Living Wage Report for Rural Brazil
Brazil is an important country as it has the fifth largest population and the seventh largest economy in the world. This report is concerned with living wages in Minas Gerais State of Brazil with a focus on coffee production, since Minas Gerais is the most important coffee growing area in Brazil – the most important coffee producing country in the world.
Living Wage for Kenya with Focus on Fresh Flower Farm area near Lake Naivasha
This report estimates a living wage for Kenya for March 2014 with a focus on fresh cut flower area near Lake Naivasha.
Executive Summary (pdf)
March 2014 | Sources: Fairtrade International, Sustainable Agriculture Network/Rainforest Alliance and UTZ Certified
Living Wage for rural Malawi with Focus on Tea Growing area of Southern Malawi
This report estimates a living wage for rural Malawi for January 2014 with a focus on tea growing region in Southern Malawi (Mulanje District and Thyolo District).
Executive Summary (pdf)
January 2014 | Sources: Fairtrade International, Sustainable Agriculture Network/Rainforest Alliance and UTZ Certified
Living Wage for Rural Dominican Republic with Focus on Banana Growing Area of the North
This paper estimates a living wage for rural Dominican Republic with a focus on the banana growing region in the Northern part of the country.
Living Wage for rural South Africa with Focus on Wine Grape Growing in Western Cape Province
This paper estimates a living wage for wine grape growing area of Western Cape Province South Africa using a new methodology developed by the authors that builds and improves on earlier work on living wages published by the International Labour Organization.
May 2013 | Sources: Fairtrade International