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Septemeber 2012

BLS Spotlight on Statistics: National Hispanic Heritage Month

Chart Data

Men and Women in the Labor Force

Labor force participation rate by age, sex, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 2011 annual averages
Age group Total Total, Hispanic or Latino Men, total Men, Hispanic or Latino Women, total Women, Hispanic or Latino

16-24 years

55.0 52.4 56.6 57.6 53.3 46.3

25-34 years

81.5 79.1 89.2 91.6 73.9 64.5

35-44 years

82.7 80.3 90.9 92.4 74.7 67.1

45-54 years

80.7 78.9 86.2 87.3 75.4 70.4

55-64 years

64.3 60.8 69.3 69.9 59.5 52.3

65 years & over

17.9 17.6 22.8 23.3 14.0 13.2

Source: Current Population Survey | Chart

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