In the 1950s, people worked 43-hour work-weeks, women earned only 63% of their male counterparts, and comprised a mere 30% of the workforce. In the 2010s, the workweek is 37.5 hours, women earn 77% of men, and hold 46% of all jobs. According to futurists, by the 2030s, the ratios will have further equalized to 81% and 50% share of earnings and workforce, respectively.
This infographic presents a carefully researched commentary on how office spaces through the decades reflects a progressive dismantling of hierarchies, and new social dynamics like equal opportunity, technology vs humans, etc.
Office Space Timeline: Past, Present, and Future
Infographic by – Hubble