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Labor force participation rates of mothers by age of children, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 2014 annual averages

Age of own children

All Women

White Women

Black Women

Asian Women

Hispanic Women*

18 years old

70.1%

69.8%

75.4%

64.3%

62.0%

6 to 17 years, none younger

74.7%

74.6%

79.0%

70.1%

68.2%

under 6 years

64.2%

63.7%

71.0%

57.4%

55.2%

under 3 years

61.0%

60.8%

67.6%

53.4%

50.6%


Note: Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race.

Source:  U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Survey, 2014 annual averages (unpublished tables)