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Firms Owned by Women

This indicator shows the percentage of firms that are owned by women.

Firms Owned by Women

28.8
28.9
Comparison: U.S. Value 

28.9

percent
Measurement Period: 2007

County: Miami-Dade

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Technical Note: The regional value is compared to the national value.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: May 2013

Why is this important?

Women-owned firms are those owned by sole proprietors who identified themselves as female or were categorized as female on their applications for a Social Security Number; or, in the case of firms with multiple owners, where 51 percent or more of stock interest, claims or rights were held by females. The percentage of women-owned firms is an indicator of gender equality in the region.

Firms Owned by Women : Time Series

2002: 29.6 2007: 28.9

percent

Firms Owned by Women

Comparison: Prior Value 

28.9

percent
Measurement Period: 2007

County: Miami-Dade

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Technical Note: The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: May 2013

Why is this important?

Women-owned firms are those owned by sole proprietors who identified themselves as female or were categorized as female on their applications for a Social Security Number; or, in the case of firms with multiple owners, where 51 percent or more of stock interest, claims or rights were held by females. The percentage of women-owned firms is an indicator of gender equality in the region.

Firms Owned by Women : Time Series

2002: 29.6 2007: 28.9

percent