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Labor force participation rates, by sex, race and Hispanic ethnicity, 2012 annual averages

The labor force participation rate of White women in 2012 was 57.4 percent, for Black or African American women 59.8 percent, for Asian women 56.5 percent, and 56.6 percent for women of Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

The labor force participation rate of White men in 2012 was 70.1 percent, for Black or African American men 63.6 percent, for Asian men 72.2 percent, and 76.1 percent for men of Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.