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Women Now Make up Nearly Half of all Workers in the U.S.

Women Now Make up Nearly Half of all Workers in the U.S.

April 11, 2024

Women now make up nearly half of all workers in the U.S. but not half of every occupation. 

In 1950, women only made up 30% of the country’s workers. Although the workforce is now almost evenly split, many occupations still exhibit gender imbalances. For example, women make up the majority of health care support roles, while men hold the majority of construction, architecture, and engineering jobs. Learn more.

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