Wiesbaden (dpa / lhe) - Almost 67 percent of women between the ages of 20 and 64 living in Hesse in 2019 mainly financed their livelihood from their own gainful employment.

This was announced by the State Statistical Office on Monday for International Women's Day (March 8).

According to statistics, this means an increase of almost 8 percentage points compared to 2009.

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