Status of Women by the Numbers

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SPOTLIGHTING​

WOMEN IN HEALTHCARE

Women make up the overwhelming number of wor​kers
in healthcare and related occupations in Wisconsin

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DID YOU KNOW ....


One out of six women in Wisconsin’s Civilian employed workforce is in a Healthcare or Healthcare-related occupation, compared to fewer than 1-in-25​ male workers. Overall, one out of 10 workers in Wisconsin’s Civilian employed workforce is in a healthcare or healthcare-related occupation.​


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Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 2018 1-yr estimates,​ Table S2401: Occupation by Sex for the Civilian Empoyed Population 16 Years and over, Wisconsin; US Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 2018 1-yr estimates​​, Tables B24115 & B24116, Detailed Occupation for the Civilian Employed [Female/Male] Population 16 Years and over, United States​, 2018 1-yr estimates. [State data are not available in this format.]; and Occupational Classifications definitions, https://www.Bls.Gov/Soc

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