Report Volume 5-15

Report Volume 5-15

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...women (109) reporting any such expenditure. 22 cents weekly was the average amount spent for carfare, to and from work, by the 208 women who kept a daily record of expenditures for periods varying from 4 to 10 weeks each. 31 cents weekly was the average amount spent for carfare, to and from work, by the 147 women who recorded in their account books any such expenditure. Of the 164 women furnishing a statement of their expenditures for the previous year--55, or 33.6 per cent spent nothing for carfare, to and from work. 43, or 26.2 per cent spent less than 25 cents per week (less than $13 for the year). 52, or 31.7 per cent spent 25 but under 50 cents per week ($13 but under $26 for the year). 14, or 8.5 per cent spent 50 cents or over per week ($26 or over for the year). Of the 208 women who kept a daily record of expenditures for a period of 4 weeks or more, 61, or 29.3 per cent spent nothing for carfare, to and from work. 58, or 27.9 per cent spent less than 25 cents per week. 62, or 29.8 per cent spent 25 but under 50 cents, per week. 27. or 13.0 per cent spent "0 cents or over per week. The figures presented show that about one-third of all the women walk the year round, to and from their place of employment. Slightly more than one-fourth (26.2 per cent) take a car occasionally, or ride one way. Fourteen of the girls ride all the time and some return as well by car to their boarding place for noon luncheon. A few cases of commuters proper appear, and one or two instances were found of women who incurred no expense for carfare, because the firm paid it. One young woman, (and she was one of the "higherpaids") saved no mean sum during the year by riding occasionally from the suburbs to work on a truck. It is natural to suppose that...show more

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  • Paperback | 138 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 259g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236632443
  • 9781236632449