InteractivesMarch 17, 2017

The Data on Women Leaders

Most Americans find women indistinguishable from men on key leadership traits, yet women still make up a small share of top leadership jobs. Explore the share of women in top U.S. political and business roles over time with these interactive charts.

ReportsOctober 26, 2016

Births Outside of Marriage Decline for Immigrant Women

Long-term growth in total U.S. births has been driven by the foreign born, who accounted for 23% of all babies born in 2014.

DatasetsMay 25, 2016

Gender and Leadership Omnibus

Survey Details: Conducted November 2014 | File Release Date: 25 May 2016

PublicationsMay 19, 2016

Americans’ views of women as political leaders differ by gender

For the most part, Americans – including similar shares of men (74%) and women (76%) – said in a 2014 Pew Research Center survey that women and men make equally good political leaders

DatasetsMarch 25, 2016

Gender and Leadership

Survey Details: Conducted November 2014 | File Release Date: 22 March 2016

ReportsMay 7, 2015

Childlessness Falls, Family Size Grows Among Highly Educated Women

For women, postgraduate education and motherhood are increasingly going hand-in-hand. Not only are highly-educated women more likely to have kids, they are also having bigger families than in the past.

ReportsJanuary 14, 2015

Women and Leadership

Most Americans say women are every bit as capable of being good leaders as men, whether in political offices or in corporate boardrooms. So why, then, are they underrepresented in top jobs?

DatasetsDecember 22, 2014

Higher Education, Gender & Work

Survey Details: Conducted October 2013 | File Release Date: 12/22/14

ReportsJanuary 9, 2014

Why it’s Great to Be the Boss

America’s bosses are more satisfied with their family life, jobs and overall financial situation than are non-managerial employees. Bosses are also significantly more likely than workers to think of their job as a career rather than just a job to get them by.

ReportsDecember 11, 2013

10 Findings about Women in the Workplace

Ten key findings from a new Pew Research Center survey and analysis of Census data that explores the views, values and economic realities of women and men in the workplace.