December 23, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Women in the labor force, 2010

Employment status of women 16 years and over, 2000–2010
Year Civilian noninstitutional
population
Civilian labor force Not in labor force
Total Employed Unemployed

2000

110,613,000 66,303,000 63,586,000 2,717,000 44,310,000

2001

111,811,000 66,848,000 63,737,000 3,111,000 44,962,000

2002

112,985,000 67,363,000 63,582,000 3,781,000 45,621,000

2003

114,733,000 68,272,000 64,404,000 3,868,000 46,461,000

2004

115,647,000 68,421,000 64,728,000 3,694,000 47,225,000

2005

116,931,000 69,288,000 65,757,000 3,531,000 47,643,000

2006

118,210,000 70,173,000 66,925,000 3,247,000 48,037,000

2007

119,694,000 70,988,000 67,792,000 3,196,000 48,707,000

2008

120,675,000 71,767,000 67,876,000 3,891,000 48,908,000

2009

121,665,000 72,019,000 66,208,000 5,811,000 49,646,000

2010

122,656,000 71,904,000 65,705,000 6,199,000 50,752,000

These data are featured in the TED article, Women in the labor force, 2010.

 

 

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