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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Find the most recent annual averages for selected labor force characteristics of women. Data by race and Hispanic origin is presented when available.
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.
Find how selected labor force characteristics of women change over time. This section is updated biannually.
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.
Infographic that illustrates key elements of the gender wage gap. (PDF)
Downloadable infographic with information about Asian American & Pacific Islander Women in the labor force. (PDF)
Downloadable infographic with information about Equal Pay – Gender Differences Across Occupations and the Wage Gap. (PDF)
Infographic with information about working mothers in the United States. (PDF)
Downloadable infographic with information on Black women in the labor force. (PDF)
Infographic with information about Hispanic Women in the labor force. (PDF)
Infographic exploring how first-time mothers have changed their employment and leave patterns over time. (PDF)
What has changed for working women over the past 50 years? (PDF)
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.