For a single mom, money may help put food on the table, but it can’t buy family time and physical interaction with her kids.
Note: all stats pertain to the United States, unless otherwise specified.
-Among adults 25 and older today, more women than men have finished high school.
-Female enrolment in post-secondary education had surpassed male enrolment by the early 1980s.
-Due to decades of female dominance in post-secondary participation, 20.1 million women now hold bachelor’s degrees, compared with 18.7 million men.
-Among adults 25 and older in the US, 10.6 million women now hold master’s degrees or higher, compared with 10.5 million men.
-In the US, 57% of students in post secondary education are women.
-As of 2009, 58% of all bachelor degrees were earned by women.
-60% of students enrolled in advanced/graduate programs are women.
-In America’s largest cities, single, childless women 22-30 out-earn their male counterparts by 8%.
Everything’s coming up roses for women. Woot! You go, grrrl!