September 24, 2010

Number of jobs held by baby boomers, 1978–2008

Number of jobs held by individuals from age 18 to age 44 in 19782008, by sex, race, ethnicity, and age
Characteristic Total (Ages 18 to 44) (1) Ages 18 to 22 Ages 23 to 27 Ages 28 to 32 Ages 33 to 38 Ages 39 to 44

Total

11.0 4.4 3.2 2.6 2.4 2.0

Men

11.4 4.5 3.4 2.8 2.5 2.0

Women

10.7 4.2 3.1 2.4 2.4 2.0

White non-Hispanic

11.1 4.6 3.3 2.6 2.4 2.0

Black non-Hispanic

10.7 3.5 3.1 2.7 2.5 2.1

Hispanic or Latino

10.7 4.0 3.0 2.5 2.4 2.1

Footnotes:
(1) Jobs that were held in more than one of the age categories were counted in each appropriate category, but only once in the total column.

These data featured in the TED article, Number of jobs held by baby boomers, 1978–2008.

 

 

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