According to the National Women’s Business Council there are 7.8 million women-owned businesses in the United States.
This reflects a 20.1% increase from 2002 to
Women-owned firms make up 28.7% of all nonfarm businesses
across the country and generate $1.2 trillion in total receipts. Between 1997
and 2014, when the number of businesses in the United States increased by 34%,
the number of women-owned firms increased by 50% a rate 1½ times the national
Also Women and equally owned firms together represent 46% of
U.S. firms and contribute 13% of total employment and 8% of firm revenues.
Women-owned businesses make up more than half (52.0%) of all
businesses in health care and social assistance.
The other top industries for
women include: educational services (45.9% of all businesses are women-owned),
administration and support and waste management and remediation services
(37.0%), retail trade (34.4%), and arts, entertainment, and recreation (30.4%).
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