U.S. women near milestone in the college-educated labor force
Pew Research Center
This year will likely be the first year in which women are a majority of the U.S. college-educated labor force.
Women have earned the majority of college degrees since 1982, but 2019 will be the year they become a majority of the college-educated labor force.
2019 will likely be the 1st year women are majority of college-educated labor force
(women already receive more than half of college degrees, but their labor force participation is still lower than men's)
The road to gender parity 1981: women receive majority of bachelor's degrees conferred 2007: women become majority of college-educated adults age 25 and older 2019: women become majority of the college-educated labor force age 25 and older
2019 will likely be the first year in which women are a majority of the college-educated labor force.
reports 29.5 million women in the #workforce had at least a bachelor’s degree, surpassing the number of college-educated men (29.3 million).
Women are approaching a milestone in gender parity. 2019 will likely be the first year in which they are a majority of the college-educated labor force.
Women near majority of college-educated workforce in U.S. | Pew Research Center