Global Economics

Who Works and Who Doesn't: The Labor Force by the Numbers


Note: Due to rounding total equals 102%. Data: Labor Force: Bureau of Labor Statistics. Active Duty Military Personnel: Department of Defense. Institutionalized population: U.S. Census. Full-time Secondary Students: National Center for Education Statistics. Stay-at-home parents: Married couple family groups with one parent not in the labor force to care for family or spouse, U.S. Census. Retired workers receiving Social Security benefits: Social Security Administration. Disabled workers under 65: Bureau of Labor Statistics. Students and Retired Workers may overlap with the full- and part-time employed.Note: Due to rounding total equals 102%. Data: Labor Force: Bureau of Labor Statistics. Active Duty Military Personnel: Department of Defense. Institutionalized population: U.S. Census. Full-time Secondary Students: National Center for Education Statistics. Stay-at-home parents: Married couple family groups with one parent not in the labor force to care for family or spouse, U.S. Census. Retired workers receiving Social Security benefits: Social Security Administration. Disabled workers under 65: Bureau of Labor Statistics. Students and Retired Workers may overlap with the full- and part-time employed.

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