Demographic characteristics of affected workers
|Directly affected*||Indirectly affected**||Total affected||% of total affected|
|Full-time (35+ hrs/week)||9,558,149||5,782,601||15,340,750||54.1%|
|Age 20 +||16,509,188||8,421,003||24,930,191||87.9%|
*Directly Affected workers will see their wages rise as the new minimum wage rate will exceed their current hourly pay.
**Indirectly affected workers currently have a wage rate just above the new minimum wage (between the new minimum wage and the new minimum wage plus the dollar amount of the increase). They will receive a raise as employer pay scales are adjusted upward to reflect the new minimum wage.
Source: EPI Analysis of 2011 Current Population Survey, Outgoing Rotation Group
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