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

Civilian Noninstitutional Population by Sex and Veteran Status

Civilian Noninstitutional Population by Sex and Veteran Status
Population Veteran - Men Veteran - Women Nonveteran - Men Nonveteran - Women
Count 17,335 1,886 102,817 126,857
Percentage 90.3 9.7 44.8 55.2

Labor Force by Sex and Veteran Status

Labor Force by Sex and Veteran Status
  Veteran - Men Veteran - Women Nonveteran - Men Nonveteran - Women
Number 8,320 1,133 76,774 73,715
Percentage 88.0 12.0 51.0 49.0

Labor Force Participation Rates by Veteran Status, Period of Service

Labor Force Participation Rates by Veteran Status, Period of Service
Period of Service WW II, Korean War, and Vietnam Era Gulf War Era I Gulf War Era II Other Service Period Nonveterans
Men (in percent) 20.9 79.5 82.8 47.4 74.7
Women (in percent) 20.3 73.5 71.7 52.3 58.1

Unemployment Rates by Veteran Status, Period of Service, and Sex

Unemployment Rates by Veteran Status, Period of Service, and Sex
Period of Service WW II, Korean War, and Vietnam Era Gulf War Era I Gulf War Era II Other Service Period Nonveterans
Men (in percent) 3.6 2.9 3.9 3.5 3.8
Women (in percent) 1.7 2.1 3.5 3.6 3.7

Employment by Sector, Veteran Status, and Sex

Employment by Sector, Veteran Status, and Sex
Sector/ Gender Federal Government
Veterans
Federal Government
Nonveterans
State Government
Veterans
State Government
Nonveterans
Local Government
Veterans
Local Government
Nonveterans
Private industries, including self-employed, incorporated
Veterans
Private industries, including self-employed, incorporated
Nonveterans
Self-Employed, unincorporated
Veterans
Self-Employed, unincorporated
Nonveterans
Men 12.6 1.8 4.6 3.4 7.3 4.9 71.3 81.1 3.4 6.6
Women 16.7 2.1 7.6 5.8 7 8.4 64.2 77.9 4.0 4.9