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Women in the Labor Force

Here you will find current and historical statistics on a broad range of topics and sub-populations of women in the labor force. This page is updated regularly, sign up to receive e-mail alerts when new or updated content is available.

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Latest Annual Data updated   Facts over Time

Find the most recent annual averages for selected labor force characteristics of women. Data by race and Hispanic origin is presented when available.

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Find how selected labor force characteristics of women change over time. This section is updated biannually.

 

 

 

         
Occupations   Mothers and Families
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Find data on selected characteristics for working women on the occupational topics below. Data on these topics may include information on earnings, women employed, educational level and projections.

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Find data on selected characteristics for mothers and families and women with recent births. Data on mothers and families includes information on labor force participation, unemployment, occupations, family type, earnings and earnings. Data on women with recent births includes selected demographic characteristics.

 

 

 

 

         
Women Veterans   Earnings
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Find annual data on selected characteristics for women veterans.

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Find the most recent annual averages on earnings for selected topics and demographic characteristics.

 

 

 

         

Infographics

The New Overtime Rule and Working Women: By the Numbers

The New Overtime Rule and Working Women: By the Numbers new

Infographic about overtime pay protection in the labor force. (PDF)

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Breaking Down the Gender Wage Gap

Infographic that illustrates key elements of the gender wage gap. (PDF)

Downloadable infographic with information about Hispanic Women in the labor force.

Hispanic Women in the Labor Force

Infographic with information about Hispanic Women in the labor force. (PDF)

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Downloadable infographic with information about Asian American & Pacific Islander Women in the labor force.

Asian American & Pacific Islander Women

Downloadable infographic with information about Asian American & Pacific Islander Women in the labor force. (PDF)

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Image representing infographic on black women in the labor force.

Black Women in the Labor Force

Downloadable infographic with information on Black women in the labor force. (PDF)

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Equal Pay

Downloadable infographic with information about Equal Pay – Gender Differences Across Occupations and the Wage Gap. (PDF)

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Logo representing the First-Time Mothers at Work - Now and Then info graphic.

First-Time Mothers at Work - Now and Then

Infographic exploring how first-time mothers have changed their employment and leave patterns over time. (PDF)

 

Logo representing the Working Mothers in the U.S. info graphic.

Working Mothers in the U.S.

Infographic with information about working mothers in the United States. (PDF)

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50 Years Later

What has changed for working women over the past 50 years? (PDF)

 

 

Other Resources

Find links to selected websites, reports and data resources for women in the labor force. Links to additional resources for the sections above may be found at the bottom of each page.

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