69%

of American men participated in the labor force in 2018

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Additional Information: This figure is essentially unchanged from the previous year and 18 percentage points below its peak of 87 percent in 1948. In contrast, 57 percent of all women participated in the U.S. labor force in 2018.
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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