Discover valuable insights on Malaysians thoughts and opinions about work life balance, expectations and reality in the workplace & their opinions of gender pay gaps in Malaysia.

Some points to take note of are:

  • Flexible hours (37%), work-life balance (35%) and understanding superiors (30%) are reasons behind satisfied/happy employees.
  • Employees who say they are not satisfied at their current workplace say that salary/financial compensation (58%), training and development (42%) and work-life balance (40%) are areas which could improve.
  • The top reason males (37%) are satisfied/happy at their current workplace is due to flexible hours while women (36%) are satisfied/happy due to work-life balance.
  • Male employees who say they are not satisfied in their current workplace feel that there could be improvement in technical equipment (29%), while female employees feel that medical benefits (35%) and more empathetic employers could improve the workplace environment (31%).
  • 42% of employees believe that a gender pay gap exists in organisations in Malaysia, while 18% say they do not know.
  • 52% employees feel there is no gender pay gap in their current workplace, while 30% feel it exists in their current workplace.
  • 74% of employees feel by improving the valuation of both genders for all tasks through legal and collective regulation, we can overcome the issue of a gender pay gap in the workplace.
  • Males believe the cause of a gender pay gap is due to the demands a particular gender has for work life balance (28%), while females believe it is because a particular gender is assumed to not be able to work in certain environments (42%).
  • 47% of employees who are self-employed and 43% of employees who work in the private sector believe a gender pay gap exists in the majority of organisations in Malaysia.
  • 52% of employees feel they are being paid fairly for their services in their current organisations, while 27% do not feel so, and 21% aren't sure.

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The views and opinions expressed in the report above are an aggregate analysis taken from 1,042 respondents sampled according to Malaysian Census and Malaysian Internet Census data. This aggregate analysis does not mirror the values and opinions of Vase Technologies Sdn Bhd (1152290-M) or Digi-X.

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