May 19, 2022

Reference: A New BLS “Spotlight on Statistics” Offers Stats About Women at Work in the U.S.

A new “Spotlight on Statistics” from the Bureau of Labor Statistics provides a collection of statistics (including many data visualizations) about working women in the U.S.

The spotlight is available in both HTML and PDF.

Data/Charts included in the report (along with links to primary sources):

  • How Women and Men Spend Their Time, 2015
  • Average Annual Spending by Single Women
  • Fatal Work Injuries
  • Ratio of Women’s to Men’s Earnings by Occupation
  • Women’s Earnings and Employment by Occupation
  • Employment by Industry
  • Labor Force by Educational Attainment
  • Labor Force Projections
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