Ceres Magazine Issue 4 - Fall 2016 - Page 28

Facts about women

Nearly a third of all businesses around the world are now owned or managed by women!

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20 percent of women earn at least $5,000 more than their spouse.

 

Wives who out-earn their husbands are still far from the norm, but not nonexistent. In January 2015, the Census estimated that 20 percent of women earn at least $5,000 more than their spouse.  

Source: http://www.slate.com/blogs/moneybox/2015/01/28/stats_about_america_s_married_couples_how_common_are_may_december_relationships.html?wpsrc=fol_tw

Chart by Jordan Weissmann

According to the International Labor Organization (ILO), only three parts of the  globe appear to be the leaders on that matter: Jamaica, Colombia, and Saint Lucia. Jamaica comes in first where just under  60 percent of all managers are women.

Photo by Lands of Void

Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2015/01/13/the-three-countries-where-your-boss-is-more-likely-to-be-a-woman/