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653. Employment Status of Women, by Marital Status and Presence and Age of Children

[As of March (5.4 represents 5,400,000). For 1960, civilian noninstitutional persons 14 years old and over, thereafter 16 years old and over. Based on the Current Population Survey; see text, Section 1, Population, and Appendix III]

 
TOTAL WITH ANY CHILDREN WITH ANY CHILDREN WITH ANY CHILDREN
ITEM Total Children 6 to 17 only Children under 6
Single Married 1 Other 2 Single Married 1 Other 2 Single Married 1 Other 2 Single Married 1 Other 2
 
IN LABOR FORCE
(mil.)
1960 5.4 12.3 4.9 (NA) 6.6 1.5 (NA) 4.1 1.0 (NA) 2.5 0.4
1970 7.0 18.4 5.9 (NA) 10.2 1.9 (NA) 6.3 1.3 (NA) 3.9 0.6
1980 11.2 24.9 8.8 0.6 13.7 3.6 0.2 8.4 2.6 0.3 5.2 1.0
1982 11.8 25.8 9.5 0.9 14.0 3.9 0.3 8.3 2.8 0.5 5.7 1.1
1983 12.3 26.2 9.3 1.0 14.2 3.8 0.4 8.3 2.7 0.6 5.9 1.1
1984 12.6 26.9 9.8 1.1 14.5 4.0 0.4 8.3 2.8 0.7 6.2 1.1
1985 12.9 27.7 10.3 1.1 14.9 4.0 0.4 8.5 2.9 0.7 6.4 1.1
1986 13.1 28.2 10.4 1.2 15.3 4.1 0.4 8.8 2.9 0.8 6.6 1.2
1987 13.5 29.2 10.4 1.4 16.0 4.1 0.5 9.0 2.9 0.9 7.0 1.1
1988 13.8 29.7 10.6 1.4 16.2 4.0 0.5 9.3 2.9 0.8 7.0 1.1
1989 14.0 30.5 10.7 1.5 16.4 4.0 0.6 9.4 2.8 1.0 7.0 1.1
1990 14.0 31.0 11.2 1.5 16.5 4.2 0.6 9.3 3.0 0.9 7.2 1.2
1991 14.1 31.1 11.1 1.7 16.6 4.1 0.6 9.1 3.0 1.1 7.4 1.2
1992 14.1 31.7 11.5 1.7 16.8 4.2 0.7 9.5 3.0 1.0 7.3 1.2
1993 14.1 32.2 11.3 1.9 16.9 4.2 0.7 9.7 3.0 1.1 7.3 1.2
1994 3 14.9 32.9 11.9 2.2 17.6 4.4 0.8 9.9 3.2 1.4 7.7 1.2
1995 15.0 33.6 12.0 2.1 18.0 4.6 0.8 10.2 3.3 1.3 7.8 1.3
1996 15.4 33.4 12.4 2.2 17.8 4.7 0.9 10.2 3.4 1.4 7.6 1.3
1997 3 16.2 33.9 12.8 2.8 18.2 4.7 1.0 10.6 3.4 1.8 7.6 1.3
1998 3 16.9 34.1 12.9 3.0 18.1 4.5 1.2 10.5 3.3 1.8 7.7 1.2
1999 3 17.5 34.3 13.0 3.1 17.9 4.6 1.2 10.6 3.3 1.8 7.2 1.3
PARTICIPATION RATE 4
1960 44.1 30.5 40.0 (NA) 27.6 56.0 (NA) 39.0 65.9 (NA) 18.6 40.5
1970 53.0 40.8 39.1 (NA) 39.7 60.7 (NA) 49.2 66.9 (NA) 30.3 52.2
1980 61.5 50.1 44.0 52.0 54.1 69.4 67.6 61.7 74.6 44.1 45.1 60.3
1982 62.2 51.2 45.0 50.4 56.3 70.5 64.0 63.2 75.3 45.2 48.7 60.7
1983 62.6 51.8 43.9 49.8 57.2 70.3 68.1 63.8 75.0 42.5 49.9 61.1
1984 63.1 52.8 45.0 50.7 58.8 71.8 70.2 65.4 77.3 43.6 51.8 60.8
1985 65.2 54.2 45.6 51.6 60.8 71.9 64.1 67.8 77.8 46.5 53.4 59.7
1986 65.3 54.6 45.9 52.9 61.3 73.6 65.9 68.4 78.2 47.5 53.8 64.6
1987 65.1 55.8 45.7 54.1 63.8 73.4 64.1 70.6 78.6 49.9 56.8 62.7
1988 65.4 56.6 46.1 51.6 65.0 72.0 66.7 72.5 77.5 44.9 57.1 60.6
1989 66.0 57.6 46.0 54.7 65.6 72.0 69.0 73.4 78.2 48.9 57.4 60.1
1990 66.4 58.2 46.8 55.2 66.3 74.2 69.7 73.6 79.7 48.7 58.9 63.6
1991 65.1 58.5 46.2 53.6 66.8 72.7 64.8 73.6 79.5 48.8 59.9 59.8
1992 64.7 59.3 46.7 52.5 67.8 73.2 67.2 75.4 80.0 45.8 59.9 60.5
1993 64.5 59.4 45.9 54.4 67.5 72.1 70.2 74.9 78.3 47.4 59.6 60.0
1994 3 65.1 60.6 47.3 56.9 69.0 73.1 67.5 76.0 78.4 52.2 61.7 62.2
1995 65.5 61.1 47.3 57.5 70.2 75.3 67.0 76.2 79.5 53.0 63.5 66.3
1996 65.2 61.1 48.2 60.5 70.0 77.0 71.8 76.7 80.6 55.1 62.7 69.2
1997 3 66.8 62.1 48.7 68.1 71.1 79.1 74.0 77.6 81.1 65.1 63.6 74.2
1998 3 68.1 61.8 49.4 72.5 70.6 79.7 81.2 76.8 82.7 67.3 63.7 72.5
1999 3 68.1 61.6 49.4 73.4 70.1 80.4 82.6 77.1 81.8 68.1 61.8 77.1
EMPLOYMENT
(mil.)
1960 5.1 11.6 4.6 (NA) 6.2 1.3 (NA) 3.9 0.9 (NA) 2.3 0.4
1970 6.5 17.5 5.6 (NA) 9.6 1.8 (NA) 6.0 1.2 (NA) 3.6 0.6
1980 10.1 23.6 8.2 0.4 12.8 3.3 0.2 8.1 2.4 0.2 4.8 0.9
1982 10.3 23.9 8.6 0.6 12.8 3.4 0.3 7.7 2.5 0.4 5.1 0.9
1983 10.6 24.3 8.2 0.7 13.0 3.1 0.3 7.7 2.3 0.4 5.2 0.9
1984 11.2 25.3 8.9 0.8 13.6 3.4 0.3 7.9 2.5 0.5 5.7 0.9
1985 11.6 26.1 9.4 0.9 13.9 3.5 0.3 8.1 2.6 0.5 5.9 0.9
1986 11.7 26.7 9.6 0.9 14.4 3.7 0.4 8.3 2.6 0.5 6.1 1.0
1987 12.1 27.8 9.6 1.0 15.1 3.7 0.4 8.6 2.7 0.6 6.5 1.0
1988 12.6 28.5 9.9 1.1 15.4 3.6 0.4 8.9 2.7 0.6 6.5 1.0
1989 12.8 29.4 10.1 1.2 15.8 3.6 0.5 9.1 2.6 0.7 6.7 1.0
1990 12.9 29.9 10.5 1.2 15.8 3.8 0.5 8.9 2.7 0.7 6.9 1.1
1991 12.9 29.7 10.4 1.4 15.7 3.7 0.5 8.8 2.7 0.8 6.9 1.0
1992 12.8 30.1 10.6 1.4 15.9 3.7 0.6 9.1 2.7 0.8 6.8 1.0
1993 12.7 30.8 10.5 1.5 16.1 3.9 0.6 9.3 2.8 0.9 6.8 1.1
1994 3 13.4 31.4 11.0 1.7 16.8 4.0 0.7 9.5 2.9 1.1 7.3 1.0
1995 13.7 32.3 11.3 1.8 17.2 4.2 0.7 9.8 3.1 1.1 7.3 1.2
1996 14.1 32.3 11.7 1.8 17.1 4.4 0.7 9.8 3.2 1.1 7.3 1.2
1997 3 14.7 32.8 12.1 2.3 17.5 4.3 0.9 10.3 3.1 1.4 7.3 1.1
1998 3 15.6 33.0 12.2 2.5 17.4 4.2 1.1 10.1 3.1 1.4 7.3 1.1
1999 3 16.2 33.4 12.3 2.7 17.3 4.3 1.1 10.4 3.1 1.6 7.0 1.1
UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 5
1960 6.0 5.4 6.2 (NA) 6.0 8.4 (NA) 4.9 6.8 (NA) 7.8 12.5
1970 7.1 4.8 4.8 (NA) 6.0 7.2 (NA) 4.8 5.9 (NA) 7.9 9.8
1980 10.3 5.3 6.4 23.2 5.9 9.2 15.6 4.4 7.9 29.2 8.3 12.8
1982 12.5 7.1 9.4 28.1 8.3 12.3 16.6 7.0 10.8 34.4 10.1 16.2
1983 13.5 7.2 11.4 30.6 8.5 16.6 24.0 6.7 14.5 34.8 10.9 21.6
1984 10.9 5.7 9.2 28.3 6.7 12.7 21.1 5.0 10.6 32.6 8.9 18.2
1985 10.2 5.7 8.5 23.8 6.6 12.1 15.4 5.5 10.6 28.5 8.0 16.1
1986 10.5 5.4 7.8 28.5 6.0 10.5 17.7 4.8 8.8 34.6 7.6 14.7
1987 10.2 4.5 7.5 25.6 5.4 10.1 17.6 4.9 8.4 29.9 5.9 14.5
1988 8.6 4.0 5.9 22.4 4.8 8.1 17.8 3.8 6.6 25.3 6.1 12.0
1989 8.1 3.4 5.7 21.3 3.8 8.4 14.3 3.7 7.2 25.3 4.1 11.3
1990 8.2 3.5 5.7 18.4 4.2 8.5 14.5 3.8 7.7 20.8 4.8 10.2
1991 8.8 4.6 6.8 17.9 5.3 9.1 10.7 4.2 7.7 22.0 6.7 12.7
1992 9.1 4.9 7.6 17.3 5.7 10.8 14.1 4.6 8.6 19.4 7.0 16.3
1993 9.8 4.4 6.9 19.2 4.8 8.5 13.7 3.8 7.0 22.8 6.2 12.5
1994 3 10.0 4.5 7.4 19.5 5.0 9.8 13.2 4.5 7.7 23.0 5.6 15.1
1995 8.7 3.9 5.8 16.6 4.3 8.1 11.8 3.6 7.1 19.5 5.3 10.8
1996 8.6 3.4 5.5 18.5 3.5 6.4 15.7 3.2 5.1 20.3 3.9 9.7
1997 3 8.8 3.2 5.8 16.9 3.5 9.0 13.5 2.9 7.9 18.8 4.4 11.7
1998 3 7.5 3.2 5.0 15.1 3.8 6.7 11.8 3.2 5.3 17.5 4.5 10.6
1999 3 7.4 2.8 5.0 11.7 2.9 6.2 8.9 2.4 4.5 13.6 3.7 10.7



NA Not available. 1 Husband present.
2 Widowed, divorced, or separated.
3 See footnote 2, Table 643.
4 Percent of women in each specific category in the labor force.
5 Unemployed as a percent of civilian labor force in specified group.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bulletin 2307; and unpublished data.

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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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