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Published Date: September 01, 2022
Resource Type: Report

“Women's military experiences and post-service needs often differ from those of men. The current U.S. veteran population includes 2 million women—and that number is growing. However, policies and programs to support veterans' transitions to civilian life often fall short in meeting the needs of veteran women.”

Published Date: January 07, 2022
Resource Type: Link(s)

This webpage provides the most recent statistics on women in the labor force, including occupations, earnings, and labor force participation by location or presence of children. It also includes charts showing labor force participation, unemployment rates, and educational attainment of women veterans, as compared to male veterans or women nonveterans. 

Published Date: June 01, 2021
Resource Type: Video

Video discussing gender and veteran status comparisons in the annual average Current Population Survey data. Annual averages are used due to the limited sample size of smaller populations, like women veterans. Comparisons include demographics and why they are important, labor force participation, unemployment, and more.

Published Date: June 01, 2020
Resource Type: Video

Video discussing the demographics of women veterans, as compared to male veterans or nonveterans of either gender, and how veterans comprising only 1.5% of American women (as compared to 14% of American men) can contribute to assumptions about who a veteran is.

Published Date: June 01, 2020
Resource Type: Fact Sheet

Veterans tend to attend school at older ages than non-veterans. In 2018, among 25-34 year olds, 35-44 year olds, and 45-54 year olds, women veterans were twice as likely as women nonveterans to be enrolled in school. This is significant because people enrolled in school have higher unemployment rates than people not enrolled in school.

Published Date: June 01, 2020
Resource Type: Video

Video discussing the demographics of women veterans, as compared to male veterans or nonveterans of either gender, and how veterans comprising only 1.5% of American women (as compared to 14% of American men) can contribute to assumptions about who a veteran is.

Published Date: February 01, 2016
Resource Type: Report

This report profiles the demographic and employment characteristics of women veterans and compares these characteristics to those of male veterans, women non-veterans, and male non-veterans. The American Community Survey (ACS) Public Use Microdata Sample, the March Current Population Survey (CPS) Annual Social and Economic Supplement (ASEC), and the August CPS Veterans Supplement were used for this report.