GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Must-Know Female Breadwinner Statistics [Current Data]

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"31% of women in heterosexual relationships in the US are the main breadwinners, according to the 2019 Gender Role report."

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"In 2017, mothers were the breadwinners in 28% of Canadian two-parent families."

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"71% of mothers in the UK contribute at least 15% of the household income, with 26% being the primary earner."

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"In Australia, 25% of partnered mothers with children under 15 years of age are the main breadwinner."

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"In 2019, 24.2% of Japanese households had a female breadwinner, an increase of 5.5 percentage points compared to 1999."

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"In South Africa, 41.7% of households are headed by women, many of whom act as the breadwinner."

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"In the United States, 49% of married or cohabiting mothers contribute at least half of their family’s income."

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"Female breadwinners in the United States face a gender wage gap, earning only 83 cents for every dollar earned by male breadwinners."

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"In 2019, almost 31% of women in full-time employment in Germany were their household’s main breadwinner."

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"In the UK, 7% of all single-parent households with dependent children are led by a female breadwinner."

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"In Italy, 20.4% of women in relationships are the primary breadwinner as of 2020."

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"Over 61% of Brazilian households have women as their primary source of income."

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"40% of Danish women are the main breadwinner in their family."

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"In Ireland, 16.4% of women are the sole breadwinner in their household."

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"In Mexico, 38.5% of women are the main breadwinner in their home."

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"In 28% of heterosexual relationships in France, women were the primary income earners in 2017."

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