58%
of Americans age 16+ were employed in January 2021

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Additional Information: This figure covers people 16 and older in the 50 states and the District of Columbia who do not live in institutions (for example, jails, long-term care hospitals, and nursing homes) and who are not on active duty in the armed forces.
Reference: For more information, read the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics analysis, "Employment Status of the Civilian Population by Sex and Age." "Employment Status of the Civilian Population by Sex and Age."

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