Median age of the labor force, by gender, race and ethnicity

This table also can be found in the article, "Labor force projections to 2024: the labor force is growing, but slowly," published in the December 2015 Monthly Labor Review.

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Table 3.6 Median age of the labor force, by gender, race, and ethnicity, 1994, 2004, 2014 and projected 2024

Group

1994

2004

2014

2024

Total

37.7

40.3

41.9

42.4

Men

37.7

40.1

41.8

42.0

Women

37.7

40.5

42.0

42.8

 

White

37.7

40.8

42.6

43.0

Black

36.0

38.6

39.6

40.0

Asian

37.5

39.3

41.2

42.8

 

Hispanic origin

33.7

35.0

37.3

38.9

White non-Hispanic

38.5

41.8

44.1

44.4

Source: Employment Projections program, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Last Modified Date: December 8, 2015