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Women's Earnings as a Percentage of Men's
in the United States 1951-2014

 

Year Percent Year Percent Year Percent Year Percent
1951 63.9 1967 57.8 1983 63.6 1999 72.2
1952 63.9 1968 58.2 1984 63.7 2000 73.3
1953 63.9 1969 58.9 1985 64.6 2001 76.3
1954 63.9 1970 59.4 1986 64.3 2002 76.6
1955 63.9 1971 59.5 1987 65.2 2003 75.5
1956 63.3 1972 57.9 1988 66.0 2004 76.6
1957 63.8 1973 56.6 1989 68.7 2005 77.0
1958 63.0 1974 58.8 1990 71.6 2006 76.9
1959 61.3 1975 58.8 1991 69.9 2007 77.8
1960 60.7 1976 60.2 1992 70.8 2008 77.1
1961 59.2 1977 58.9 1993 71.5 2009 77.0
1962 59.3 1978 59.4 1994 72.0 2010 77.4
1963 58.9 1979 59.7 1995 71.4 2011 77.0
1964 59.1 1980 60.2 1996 73.8 2012 76.5
1965 59.9 1981 59.2 1997 74.2 2013 78.3
1966 57.6 1982 61.7 1998 73.2 2014 78.6

Source - National Committee on Pay Equality and infoplease.com

The male-female pay gap has gone from 63.9% in 1951 to 78.6% in 2014. That means it's improving about 1% every 5 years. At that rate the rich males should be able to prevent equal pay for women for at least another 100 years, and probably much longer!

Share of total income accuring to each group. Top 1%, Top 5%, and Top 10% in income.Share of total income accruing to each group. Top 10%, top 5%, top 1% incomes.

And in case you were thinking that you're making progress compared to the rich, forget it. You are falling ever farther behind. The rich control it all. They just see you as riff-raff, as grass for them to graze on!

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Women's Earnings as a Percentage of Men's
in the United States 1951-2014