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Women of Generation X in the labor force

May 09, 2002

Women who were 25 to 34 years old in 2000 had a markedly different relationship to the labor market than did their counterparts in the 1970s.

Labor force participation rates of women and men aged 25-34, 1975 and 2000
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Among the differences between young women in the 1970s and in 2000:

These data are a product of the Current Population Survey. For more information, see "The labor force experience of women from 'Generation X'," by Marisa DiNatale and Stephanie Boraas, Monthly Labor Review, March 2002.


Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Editor's Desk, Women of Generation X in the labor force on the Internet at (visited September 23, 2014).


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