5 Facts About Working Women 2017

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As a woman, we are constantly juggling home, work and life in general. We do not believe we are better than men, we are just working to be equal. As most of us are aware, women are still not paid as well as men in a lot of different occupations. We’re not going to let that stop us from striving to change this statistic, though. If Beyonce above doesn’t motivate you, read the rainbow of facts below from the U.S. Dept. of Labor to give you some motivation to get that degree you always wanted or work for that promotion! SafetyGirl has your back!

DID YOU KNOW?!

 

  1. There are 74.6 million women in the civilian labor force.

  2. 47% of U.S. workers are currently women. (we’re so close to 50%!)

  3. Women are 8% more likely to have earned a bachelors degree by the age of 29 than men.

  4. The unemployment rate for women is 4.8% (it was 9% is 2010)

  5. Women own close to 10 million businesses in the U.S.

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