Women in Media in the United States

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Statista dossier on women in media

This dossier provides information on women in media in the United States, offering insights into women's roles behind the scenes in film and television production, women's representation on screen, and their employment and influence in the music industry. The report also includes an overview of women's media consumption habits and preferences, as well as details on public attitudes towards women in media and information about accolades.

Table of contents

  • 1. Consumption
    • Time women spend with media 2019

    • Audience at top films in the North America in 2019, by gender

    • Frequency of streaming TV shows in the U.S. 2020, by gender

    • Radio reach in the U.S. in 2019, by age and gender

    • Growth in daily podcast reach among Millennials U.S. 2018-2019, by gender/ethnicity

    • U.S. reading consumption: average reading time in 2018, by gender

    • Digital and print magazine reader demographics in the U.S. 2019

    • Penetration of audiobook consumption in the U.S. 2018-2019, by gender

  • 2. Film
    • Share of women in films in the U.S. 2018, by genre

    • Women of color directors of top movies 2007-2019

    • Share of female film directors in Hollywood 2019

    • Film writers gender in the U.S. 2011-2019

    • Gender distribution lead actors in films in the U.S. 2011-2019

    • Share of women in behind-the-scenes roles in Hollywood 1998-2019

    • Distribution of speaking characters in film in the U.S. 2019, by gender

    • Best-paid actresses in 2019

  • 3. Television
    • Share of female staff on broadcast network programs 2018, by role

    • Share of females behind-the-scenes in TV streaming in the U.S. 2018, by role

    • Female TV director share in the U.S. 2012-2018

    • Distribution of regular characters on broadcast network programs 2005-2020, by gender

    • Share of female characters on broadcast network programs 2018, by ethnicity

    • Distribution of speaking characters on broadcast TV in the U.S. 2018, by gender

    • Number of queer female characters on cable networks in the U.S. 2017-2018

  • 4. Music
    • Gender of producers in the music industry in the U.S. 2019

    • Gender distribution of writers of popular songs in the U.S. 2012-2019

    • Gender distribution of popular songs in the U.S. 2012-2019, by genre

    • Share of female popular music artists in the U.S. 2019

    • Artists with most songs in the Billboard Top 100 in the U.S. 2012-2019

    • Songwriters with most songs in the Billboard Top 100 in the U.S. 2019

    • Highest-paid women in music 2019

  • 5. Media portrayal
    • Opinion on violence against women in TV shows in the U.S. 2019

    • Opinion on increase of violence against women on TV in the U.S. 2019, by gender

    • Attitudes to treatment of women in old James Bond films U.S. 2019, by gender

    • View on adequate number of roles for women in Hollywood movies 2019, by gender

  • 6. Accolades
    • Gender distribution of Academy Award nominees in the U.S. 2019, by category

    • Gender distribution of Academy Award nominees in the U.S. 2017-2019

    • Distribution of voters at the Academy Awards 2018-2020, by gender

    • Gender distribution of Grammy nominees in the U.S. 2013-2020

    • Gender distribution of Grammy Awards nominees in the U.S. 2013-2020, by category

    • Number of Golden Globe Best Director nominees 1980-2020, by gender

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