Moderate Job Growth Continues for Women and Men: Revised Numbers Provide Brighter Picture of Recovery for Women

Institute for Women's Policy Research

February 12, 2013
  • ID: #Q008 February 2013 update

According to IWPR analysis of the January employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), released February 1, 2013, job growth was stronger for women (102,000 jobs) than men (55,000 jobs), for a total of 157,000 jobs added to nonfarm payrolls during the month of January.