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Population and labor force participation, by sex, 2012

Women represented 51.8 percent of the noninstitutional civilian population in 2012, and men represented 48.2 percent.

Women represented 46.9 percent of the civilian labor force in 2012, and men represented 53.1 percent.

The labor force participation rate of women in 2012 was 57.7 percent, and the labor force participation rate of men was 70.1 percent.