Fact: Girl Power is a Thing

By Samantha McKenzie

(Sources: U.S. Census Bureau 2013-15; The World Bank Data)

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There are 7.6 billion people in the world and 3.5 billion are women.

657 million  of us live in China. Another 600 million live in India.

162 million women live in the United States.

Our nation’s capital has the largest female population than any other state. The top five states are Delaware, Rhode Island, Alabama, Maryland and New York.

In 39 states, women outnumber men.Related image

In America, 75.6 million women are in the work force.

1.6 million women are veterans.

9.9 million women in America own businesses. Dawn Onley is one of them. Image result for women small business

Women-owned businesses in America have annual earnings of $1.4 trillion.

Women make up 43% of U.S voters.

43.5 million women in America are mothers. 5.2 million are stay-at-home moms.

67.1 million women are married.Image result for women in school

12.7 million women are currently enrolled in college.

30.2% of women in the U.S. have college degrees.

Girl power is a thing.  And we’re not going anywhere.

Women who hope, also thrive. #facts.

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