Revealing Statistics About Working Moms
Statistics Of Top 23 Countries Showing The Number Of Working Mothers:-
|Sl. No.||Name Of The Country||Ranking||No. Of Women (%)|
|Facts From the U.S. Department of Labor|
Facts From the U.S. Department of Labor stating the women participation statistics for the year 1950-1998 –
In The Year 1950 –
1 out of 3 (33.9 %) women participated in the labor force.
|Age Of Women (in years)||Percentage Of Working Moms as Participants|
In The Year 1998 –
3 out of 5 (59.8 %) women joined in the labor force.
|Age Of Women in years||Percentage Of Working Moms as Participants|
Few Facts And Statistics Of Working Mothers:-
- Facts Depicting a Share in Labor Force:-
In the year 1988, the share was 45 % women to 55 % men which grew to 48 % women and 52 % men in the year 2008.
- Facts Depicting Absenteeism:-
Every year about 5.1 % of female employees are absent in a week, while only 2.7 % of male employees are absent from their respective jobs. The number of absences in female employees is about one-third which is about one-fourth in their male counterparts.
- Facts Revealing A Few Predictions:-
The number of women finding employment in the workforce will increase every year. They will continue having to juggle both home & family responsibilities along with their work. Sometimes this leads to not being available on days when they should be working.
- Below are a few figures in support of the rise in the number of working mothers.
- 40 % of total numbers of working women are mothers of children below 18 years of age.
- 83 % of mothers returned to their work within 6 months following childbirth.
- 55 % of working women support half or more of their household income.
- 48 % of all married but working women support half or more of their household income.
- 71 % of single mothers are working mothers.
The Top 10 occupations that are most prevalent in working moms. The statistics are given for the year 2008 —
|Sl. No.||Ranking||Occupation||No. Of Working Moms (Appx.)|
|1||1||Secretaries and Administrative assistants||3,168,000|
|3||3||Elementary and middle school teachers||2,403,000|
|6||6||Nursing, psychiatric and home health aides||1,675,000|
|7||7||First-line supervisors / managers of retail sales workers||1,505,000|
|8||8||Waiters and waitresses||1,471,000|
|9||9||Receptionists and information clerks||1,323,000|
|10||10||Bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks||1,311,0|