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

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 Table 3.4 Median age of the labor force, by sex, race, and ethnicity, 1998, 2008, 2018 and projected 2028

Group

1998

2008

2018

2028

Total

38.8

41.2

41.9

42.5

Men

38.8

41.0

41.9

42.4

Women

38.7

41.4

41.9

42.7

 

White

39.1

41.7

42.7

43.3

Black

36.9

39.1

39.5

40.6

Asian

37.8

40.6

41.3

42.9

 

Hispanic origin

34.2

36.2

38.0

39.5

White non-Hispanic

39.7

43.0

44.1

44.6

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

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