Authors

Women's Bureau

Publication Date

2016

Abstract

There were about 11.1 million Hispanic women in the civilian labor force in 2015, representing 1 in 7 women in the labor force. Of those, 10.3 million were employed.

As a group, Hispanic women tend to have less favorable outcomes than Hispanic men and non- Hispanics, outcomes that could be improved by raising the minimum wage, closing the wage gap, ensuring adequate working conditions and expanding opportunities for higher wage occupations.

The data below highlight the outcomes of Hispanic women, and compares them to their White, non-Hispanic counterparts as a reference group.

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Suggested Citation
U.S. Department of Labor, Women's Bureau. (2016). Hispanic women in the labor force (infographic). Washington, D.C.: Author.

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