Some programs at the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) make significant amounts of data available for specific demographic categories. The Bureau's demographic categories include sex, age, race, and ethnic origin.
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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
Monthly household survey provides comprehensive information on the employment and unemployment of the population classified by age, sex, race, and ethnic origin and other characteristics such as educational attainment and veteran status.
Geographic Profile of Employment and Unemployment
The Geographic Profile of Employment and Unemployment contains some demographic information from the Current Population Survey for regions and divisions, 50 states, and the District of Columbia.
Consumer Expenditure Survey
The Consumer Expenditure Survey measures the spending habits of American consumers and includes data on their expenditures, income, and demographic characteristics.
Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities
Demographic details are available for both fatal and nonfatal occupational injuries along with information about the event producing the injury, the industry in which it occurred, and other details of the incident.
National Longitudinal Surveys
Information about many aspects of the lives and labor market experiences of six groups of men and women at multiple points in time, some stretching over several decades.
The National Agricultural Workers Survey
The Department of Labor is the only national information source on the demographics and working and living conditions of U.S. farmworkers. This survey samples all crop farmworkers in three cycles each year in order to capture the seasonality of the work.