71%

of American women with children under 18 years participated in the labor force in March 2018

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Additional Information: More mothers with children ages 6 to 17 years old (77%) participated in the labor force than women with younger children. Sixty-five percent of women with children under 6 years old participated in the labor force, as did 62 percent of those with children under 3 years old.
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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