July 08, 2010

Women's-to-men's earnings ratio by age, 2009

Women's earnings as a percent of men's, median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers, by age, 19792009
Year Total, 16 years and older 16 to 24 years 25 to 34 years

1979

62.3 78.6 67.5

1980

64.2 80.3 69.4

1981

64.4 82.6 70.3

1982

65.7 85.3 72.1

1983

66.5 88.8 73.3

1984

67.6 87.9 74.6

1985

68.1 87.6 75.1

1986

69.5 89.0 76.1

1987

69.8 88.3 76.7

1988

70.2 89.7 77.7

1989

70.1 90.8 78.3

1990

71.9 90.1 79.3

1991

74.2 93.3 81.0

1992

75.8 94.0 82.0

1993

77.1 94.8 83.0

1994

76.4 93.9 82.9

1995

75.5 90.8 82.2

1996

75.0 92.5 83.2

1997

74.4 92.1 82.9

1998

76.3 91.3 82.9

1999

76.5 91.0 81.5

2000

76.9 91.7 82.4

2001

76.4 90.3 83.0

2002

77.9 93.9 84.5

2003

79.4 93.2 86.9

2004

80.4 93.8 87.8

2005

81.0 93.2 89.0

2006

80.8 94.5 88.2

2007

80.2 92.3 86.9

2008

79.9 91.1 88.5

2009

80.2 92.6 88.7

These data featured in the TED article, Women's-to-men's earnings ratio by age, 2009.

 

 

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