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Asians and Hispanics have the fastest labor force growth, primarily because of immigration.

The higher-than-average labor force growth for blacks reflects a higher birth rate among blacks than among white non-Hispanics.

White non-Hispanics will still be the largest labor force group, accounting for about 71 percent of the labor force in 2008. Hispanics will account for about 13 percent, black non-Hispanics for about 11 percent, and Asians and other groups for about 5 percent.


DID YOU KNOW?
Half of all Hispanics live in California and Texas, but over the past decade nearly all states saw an increase in the Hispanic share of their population.

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