44%

the share of women ages 25 to 64 in the U.S. labor force in 2018 with college degrees—quadruple that in 1970

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Additional Information: In 1970, 11 percent of women ages 25 to 64 in the U.S. labor force had a college education.
Reference: For more information, read the Bureau of Labor Statistics analysis, "Women in the Labor Force: A Databook." "Women in the Labor Force: A Databook."

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