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.

Women in the Labor Force

Civilian labor force by sex

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Labor force participation rate by sex, race and Hispanic ethnicity

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Labor force participation rate of mothers by age of youngest child

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Labor force participation rate of women by age

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Percentage of working women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers

Percentage of working women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)careers