Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Most Women with Preschoolers Work

Among women with children under age 6, nearly two out of three are in the labor force (63.9 percent). The labor force participation rate of mothers with preschoolers is highest among blacks and lowest among Hispanics. Here are the percentages by race and Hispanic origin...

Black: 71.1%
White: 63.0%
Asian: 58.4%
Hispanic: 54.7%

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity, 2011

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