Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey

Women in the Labor Force: A Databook


U.S. Department of Labor
Bureau of Labor Statistics
May 2005
Report 985 (PDF, 88 printed pages, 517K)

Links to PDF files of individual sections and tables from the report are listed below.

Introduction and Highlights
Technical Note

Statistical Tables

  1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by age and sex, 2004 annual averages
  2. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 years and over by sex, 1970-2004 annual averages
  3. Employment status by race, age, sex, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 2004 annual averages
  4. Employment status by marital status and sex, 2004 annual averages
  5. Employment status by sex, presence and age of children, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 2004
  6. Employment status of women by presence and age of youngest child, marital status, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 2004
  7. Employment status of women by presence and age of youngest child, 1975-2004
  8. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 25 to 64 years of age by educational attainment and sex, 2004 annual averages
  9. Percent distribution of the civilian labor force 25 to 64 years of age by educational attainment and sex, 1970-2004
  10. Employed persons by major occupation and sex, 2003-04 annual averages
  11. Employed persons by detailed occupation and sex, 2004 annual averages
  12. Percent distribution of employed women by occupation, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 2004 annual averages
  13. Employed persons by industry and sex, 2003-04 annual averages
  14. Employed persons by detailed industry and sex, 2004 annual averages
  15. Percent distribution of employed women by industry, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 2004 annual averages
  16. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers in current dollars by race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and sex, 1979-2004 annual averages
  17. Median usual weekly earnings of employed full-time wage and salary
  18. workers 25 years and over by educational attainment and sex, 2004 annual averages
  19. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by detailed occupation and sex, 2004 annual averages
  20. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by industry and sex, 2004 annual averages
  21. Employed persons by full- and part-time status and sex, 1970-2004 annual averages
  22. Average weekly hours at work in all industries and in nonagricultural industries by sex, 1976-2004 annual averages
  23. Work experience of the population by sex and full- and part-time status, selected years, 1970-2003
  24. Married-couple families by number and relationship of earners, 1967-2003
  25. Contribution of wives' earnings to family income, 1970-2003
  26. Wives who earn more than their husbands, 1987-2003
  27. Wage and salary workers paid hourly rates with earnings at or below the prevailing Federal minimum wage by selected characteristics, 2004 annual averages
  28. Working poor: Poverty status of persons in the labor force 27 weeks or more by age, sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 2003
  29. Percent distribution of employed persons by age, sex, and contingent and noncontingent status, February 2001
  30. Percent distribution of employed persons by age, sex, and alternative work arrangement, February 2001
  31. Flexible schedules: Full-time wage and salary workers by selected characteristics, May 2001
  32. Job-related work at home on primary job: All workers by marital status, presence and age of children, sex, and pay status, May 2001
  33. Displaced workers by age, sex, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and employment status in January 2004
  34. Labor force status of 2004 high school graduates and 2003-04 high school dropouts 16 to 24 years old by school enrollment and sex, October 2004
  35. Labor force status of persons 16 to 24 years old by school enrollment, sex, and educational attainment, October 2004
  36. Multiple jobholders and multiple jobholding rates by sex and race, May of selected years, 1970-2004, not seasonally adjusted
  37. Unincorporated self-employed persons in nonagricultural industries by sex, 1976-2004 annual averages
  38. Employment status of the native-born and foreign-born civilian noninstitutional population by age and sex, 2003 annual averages
  39. Union affiliation of employed wage and salary workers by sex, annual averages, 1983-2004


Last Modified Date: May 9, 2005

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