Job Growth Improves for Women in April 2013; Men Gained Fewer Jobs

Institute for Women's Policy Research

May 3, 2013
  • ID: #Q008 May 2013 Update

According to the IWPR analysis of the May employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), job growth for women improved in April compared to the previous month. Of the 165,000 total jobs added to nonfarm payrolls, women gained 117,000 jobs (71 percent) while men gained 48,000 jobs (29 percent).