Share of each group affected by increasing the federal minimum wage to $15 by 2024

Share of total employment
Women 55.6%
Men 44.4%

Shares of demographic groups that would benefit, by gender

Women Men
All workers 33.8% 24.9%
Working parents 32.0% 16.8%
Working single parents 44.6% 31.0%
Workers of color 37.1% 29.1%

Source: EPI analysis of the Raise the Wage Act of 2017 using Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group microdata

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