Working full time, year round in 2007
December 19, 2008
The proportion of workers who worked full time, year round in 2007 was 68.4 percent of those who worked at some point during the year.
Among those with work experience in 2007, the proportion of men who worked full time, year round during 2007 was 74.6 percent, and the proportion of women who did so was 61.5 percent.
The proportion of white workers who worked full time, year round was 68.1 percent; the proportion of black workers, 69.9 percent; and Asian workers, 74.3 percent. The proportion of Hispanics workers who worked full time, year round during 2007 was 69.4 percent.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Working full time, year round in 2007 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2008/dec/wk3/art05.htm (visited November 25, 2015).
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