Find current and historical statistics on women in the labor force.

Latest Annual Data

Find the most recent annual averages for selected labor force characteristics. Data are presented by sex, age, race and Hispanic origin, educational attainment, marital status, and parental status when available.

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Facts Over Time

Find data on how selected labor force characteristics change over time. Labor force and earnings data are presented by sex, age, race and Hispanic origin, and parental status when available.

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Mothers and Families

Find data on selected characteristics of mothers and families, including labor force participation rates, unemployment, occupation, family type, earnings, and family income.

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Occupations

Find data on women's employment and earnings by occupation. An interactive visualization provides employment and earnings profiles for over 300 occupations.

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Earnings

Find data on earnings by sex, age, race and Hispanic origin, educational attainment, and occupation.

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Women Veterans

Find data on selected characteristics of women veterans. Data are presented by sex, period of service, and employment sector.

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Labor Force Participation Rate Maps

Find state and county data on labor force participation rates for men and women and by presence and age of children.

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Other Resources

Find links to selected websites, reports and data resources for women in the labor force. Links to additional resources for the sections above may be found at the bottom of each page.

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