editor@latinonewspaper.net | 25-May-2019 06:26:19 pm

South Carolina Is 2019s 3rd Worst State for Women

Escrito el 06 Mar 2019
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With March being Women’s History Month and women only holding 23.7% of the seats in Congress despite making up 51% of the U.S. population, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst States for Women as well as accompanying videos.

 

To identify the most women-friendly states, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 24 key metrics. The data set ranges from median earnings for female workers to women’s preventive health care to female homicide rate.

 

Woman-Friendliness of South Carolina (1=Best, 25=Avg.):

37th – Median Earnings for Female Workers (Adjusted for Cost of Living)

25th – Unemployment Rate for Women

42nd – Share of Women in Poverty

22nd – Share of Women-Owned Businesses

45th – High School Graduation Rate for Women

22nd – Share of Women Who Voted in 2016 Presidential Election

37th – Female Uninsured Rate

43rd – Women’s Life Expectancy at Birth

38th – Quality of Women’s Hospitals

29th – Women’s Preventive Health Care

Wilfredo Leon
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