California Is 2017’s 14th Best State for Women’s Equality – WalletHub Study

With Women’s Equality Day around the corner and the U.S. ranking No. 45 out of 144 countries on the Global Gender Gap Index – falling 17 spots since the previous year – the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017’s Best & Worst States for Women’s Equality.

In order to determine where women receive the most equal treatment in American society, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 50 states across 15 key metrics. The data set ranges from the gap between female and male executives to the disparity in unemployment rates for women and men.

Women’s Equality in California (1=Best; 25=Avg.):

  • 7th – Earnings Gap
  • 7th – Work Hours Gap
  • 1st – Educational Attainment Gap (among Bachelor’s Degree Holders)
  • 6th – Minimum-Wage Workers Gap
  • 16th – Entrepreneurship Rate Gap
  • 13th – Political Representation Gap

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