With Women’s Equality Day just three days away and the U.S. in 28th position on the Global Gender Gap Index — falling eight places since 2014 — the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2016’s Best & Worst States for Women’s Equality.
In order to determine the most gender-egalitarian states, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 50 states across 15 key metrics. Our data set ranges from the gap between female and male executives to the disparity between women’s and men’s unemployment rates.
Women’s Equality in Hawaii (1=Best; 25=Avg.):
- 1st – Earnings Disparity
- 7th – Executive Positions Disparity
- 5th – Work Hours Disparity
- 1st – Educational Attainment Disparity (Among Bachelor’s Degree Holders)
- 5th – Minimum-Wage Workers Disparity
- 1st – Unemployment Rate Disparity
- 8th – Entrepreneurship Rate Disparity
- 1st – Political Representation Disparity
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