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November 1999, Vol. 122, No. 11
Labor force projections to 2008: steady growth and changing composition
Howard N Fullerton, Jr.
Senior demographic statistician, Office of Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Note: projections for 1998-2008 have been superseded by projections for 2000-10
Labor force diversity will continue to increase; as the baby-boom generation gets older, the median age of the labor force will rise to record levels. This article describes the labor force projections, made by the Bureau of Labor Statistics for 128 age, sex, race, or Hispanic origin groups.
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