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Data on the Economic Status of Women in the States

Best and Worst State Economies for Women

State-by-State Rankings on the Composite Indices and Their Components by Year

 

Political Participation

Women in Elected Office; Women Registered to Vote; Women Who Voted; and Institutional Resources Available to Women.

Employment and Earnings

Earnings Full-Time, Year-Round for Employed Women; Earnings Ratio Between Full-Time, Year-Round Employed Women and Men; Women in the Labor Force; and Employed Women, Managerial or Professional Occupations.

Social and Economic Autonomy

Women with Health Insurance; Women with Four or More Years of College; Businesses that are Women-Owned; and Women Living above Poverty.

Reproductive Rights

Parental Consent; Waiting Period; Public Funding for Abortion; Women Living in Counties with Providers; Contraceptive Coverage; Pro-Choice Government; Insurance Mandates for Infertility; Second-Parent Adoption; and Mandatory Sex Education.

Health and Well-Being

Heart Disease Mortality; Lung Cancer Mortality; Breast Cancer Mortality; Incidence of Diabetes; Incidence of Chlamydia; Incidence of AIDS; Poor Mental Health; Suicide Mortality; and Limited Activities.

Comparison of Old and New Composite Index Rankings and Scores (1996-2002)


Political Participation Index


Social and Economic Autonomy Composite Index

    Economic Status of Women of Color (2005)

    This summary highlights key data points on the Economic Status of Women of Color in the United States, compiled by IWPR and published in Excel format on femstats.net. The data are from the 2005 American Community Survey and the 2004-2006 Annual Social and Economic Supplements of the Current Population Survey.

    Women's Political Representation, by Race and Ethnicity

    Women's Employment and Earnings, by Race and Ethnicity

    Women's Social and Economic Autonomy, by Race and Ethnicity


    Women's Reproductive Rights, by Race and Ethnicity


    Women's Health and Well-Being, by Race and Ethnicity


    Data Table: Overview of the Economic Status of Women of Color in the United States

    Data Table: Educational Distribution and Earnings by Education Level

    Data Table: Earnings by Education Level

    Data Table: Earnings Advantage by Education Level

    Data Table: Earnings Ratio with White Men by Education Level

    Data Table: Earnings by Occupation

     

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