Regarding employment trends, the sluggish recovery from the Great Recession has been better for men than for women, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data.
The post-recession trends are a sharp turnabout from the gender patterns that prevailed during the recession itself, when men lost more than twice as many jobs as women.
Employment trends during the recovery have favored men over women in all but one of the 16 major sectors of the economy, identified in the report. This infographic reveals the gender patterns of employment during the two years of economic recovery.
Post-recession employment trends: