University of Maryland
Sociology 441: Stratification 
labor force participation by gender: 1950-2005

Female share of the labor force

Other gender gap trends:
Gender attitudes (1)
Gender attitudes (2)
College gender gap
Gender gap in earnings
Earnings by gender
Age at marriage
Political officials


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics,

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Last updated January 28,2003
comments to: Reeve Vanneman.