May 02, 2016
In 2015, the share of families with an employed member was 80.3 percent, up by 0.2 percentage point from 2014. Families maintained by women with no spouse present remained less likely to have an employed member (75.0 percent) than families maintained by men with no spouse present (82.9 percent) or married-couple families (81.4 percent). Full Text »
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BLS stopped publishing chartbooks in 2012. See Spotlight on Statistics for data visualizations that explain interesting and important developments in the labor market and economy.
- A Chartbook of International Labor Comparisons (2012 Edition)
- Chartbook: Occupational Employment and Wages, 2010 (PDF)
- Fatal Occupational Injuries and Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, 2008
- Chartbook: Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2009
- Fatal Workplace Injuries in 2006: A Collection of Data and Analysis
- Occupational Injuries and Illnesses: Counts, Rates, and Characteristics, 2006
- A Chartbook of International Labor Comparisons (2010 Edition) (PDF)
- Employment and Wages, Annual Averages 2008
- Charting the U.S. Labor Market in 2006
- Fatal Workplace Injuries in 2005: A Collection of Data and Analysis
- Occupational Injuries and Illnesses: Counts, Rates, and Characteristics, 2005
- Chartbook: Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2008
- Employment and Wages, Annual Averages 2007
- Occupational Injuries and Illnesses: Counts, Rates, and Characteristics, 2004
- Fatal Workplace Injuries in 2004: A Collection of Data and Analysis
- Chartbook: Fatal Occupational Injuries in the United States, 1995-1999
- Regional Economic Patterns in the United States, 1990-1999
- Working in the 21st Century
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- In 2014, North Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, and South Dakota were the states with the highest employment–population ratios, all above __________.
- 72 percent
- 70 percent
- 68 percent
- 66 percent
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