Slightly more than half of Americans prefer to clean on a weekly basis, with women putting more emphasis on the importance of a clean home than men. Now looking at house cleaning services, there are nearly 900,000 maids currently employed in the United States, with the largest employers being, Florida, Texas, California, New York, and Pennsylvania. Worldwide, there are 52 million people employed as domestic workers, over 21 million of whom are employed in Asia and the Pacific. Latin America and the Caribbean come in at a close second with nearly 20 million.

The following infographic from sheds some light on house cleaning and maid services statistics  in the U.S. and abroad.

House Cleaning By the Numbers

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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