Table 2C. Employment status of women 18 years and over by veteran status, age, and period of service, 2016 annual averages

Table 2C. Employment status of women 18 years and over by veteran status, age, and period of service, 2016 annual averages [Numbers in thousands]
Veteran status, age, and period of service Civilian
noninsti-
tutional
population
Civilian labor force Not in
labor
force
Total Percent
of
population
Employed Unemployed
Total Percent of
population
Total Percent of
labor force

VETERANS, WOMEN

Total, 18 years and over

2,014 1,247 61.9 1,184 58.8 63 5.0 767

18 to 24 years

47 30 65.3 27 58.2 3 - 16

25 to 34 years

318 227 71.2 214 67.3 12 5.4 92

35 to 44 years

403 318 78.7 303 75.0 15 4.7 86

45 to 54 years

466 363 77.9 344 73.9 18 5.0 103

55 to 64 years

446 263 59.0 251 56.3 12 4.5 183

65 years and over

334 47 14.0 44 13.3 2 4.9 287

Gulf War era, total

Total, 18 years and over

1,198 888 74.1 844 70.4 44 5.0 310

18 to 24 years

47 30 65.3 27 58.2 3 - 16

25 to 34 years

318 227 71.2 214 67.3 12 5.4 92

35 to 44 years

401 316 78.7 301 75.0 15 4.7 85

45 to 54 years

288 232 80.5 220 76.4 12 5.2 56

55 to 64 years

115 77 67.0 75 65.5 2 2.2 38

65 years and over

28 6 - 6 - 0 - 23

Gulf War era II

Total, 18 years and over

689 508 73.7 480 69.6 28 5.6 181

18 to 24 years

47 30 65.3 27 58.2 3 - 16

25 to 34 years

306 216 70.7 205 67.0 11 5.3 90

35 to 44 years

205 160 78.0 153 74.6 7 4.3 45

45 to 54 years

91 77 84.3 72 78.4 5 7.1 14

55 to 64 years

33 22 - 21 - 1 - 10

65 years and over

8 3 - 3 - 0 - 6

Gulf War era I

Total, 25 years and over

509 379 74.6 364 71.5 16 4.2 129

25 to 34 years

13 10 - 10 - 1 - 2

35 to 44 years

196 156 79.4 148 75.4 8 5.1 40

45 to 54 years

197 155 78.7 149 75.4 7 4.2 42

55 to 64 years

82 55 66.5 54 65.8 1 1.1 28

65 years and over

20 3 - 3 - 0 - 17

WW II, Korean War, and Vietnam era

Total, 55 years and over

304 75 24.6 70 23.1 5 6.4 229

55 to 64 years

91 42 46.3 39 43.3 3 6.5 49

65 years and over

213 33 15.4 31 14.4 2 - 180

Other service periods

Total, 35 years and over

512 285 55.6 271 52.9 14 4.9 227

35 to 44 years

2 2 - 2 - 0 - 0

45 to 54 years

177 130 73.6 124 70.0 6 4.8 47

55 to 64 years

240 144 60.0 137 56.9 8 5.2 96

65 years and over

92 8 8.8 8 8.6 0 - 84

NONVETERANS, WOMEN

Total, 18 years and over

124,541 72,086 57.9 68,761 55.2 3,325 4.6 52,455

18 to 24 years

14,531 9,124 62.8 8,346 57.4 777 8.5 5,407

25 to 34 years

21,658 16,142 74.5 15,323 70.7 819 5.1 5,516

35 to 44 years

19,900 14,816 74.5 14,217 71.4 599 4.0 5,083

45 to 54 years

21,205 15,657 73.8 15,088 71.2 569 3.6 5,548

55 to 64 years

20,995 12,264 58.4 11,863 56.5 401 3.3 8,731

65 years and over

26,253 4,083 15.6 3,924 14.9 159 3.9 22,170

NOTE: Veterans are men and women who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces and were not on active duty at the time of the survey. Nonveterans never served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces. Veterans could have served anywhere in the world during these periods of service: Gulf War era II (September 2001-present), Gulf War era I (August 1990-August 2001), Vietnam era (August 1964-April 1975), Korean War (July 1950-January 1955), World War II (December 1941-December 1946), and other service periods (all other time periods). Veterans are counted in only one period of service, their most recent wartime period. Veterans who served in more than one wartime period are classified in the most recent one. Veterans who served in both a wartime period and any other service period are classified in the wartime period. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 35,000).

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