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Civilian Labor Force - Bachelor's Degree and Higher, 16 to 17 years, Women (CGRALW1617)


Apr 2024: 18 (+ more)   Updated: May 3, 2024 9:50 AM CDT
Apr 2024:  18  
Mar 2024:  24  
Feb 2024:  21  
Jan 2024:  15  
Dec 2023:  15  
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Thousands of Persons,
Not Seasonally Adjusted




Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics  

Release: Employment Situation  

Units:  Thousands of Persons, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly


The civilian labor force is the sum of employed and unemployed persons.

To obtain estimates of women worker employment, the ratio of weighted women employees to the weighted all employees in the sample is assumed to equal the same ratio in the universe. The current month's women worker ratio, thus, is estimated and then multiplied by the all-employee estimate. The weighted-difference-link-and-taper formula (described in the source) is used to estimate the current month's women worker ratio. This formula adds the change in the matched sample's women worker ratio (the weighted-difference link) to the prior month's estimate, which has been slightly modified to reflect changes in the sample composition (the taper).

Suggested Citation:

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Civilian Labor Force - Bachelor's Degree and Higher, 16 to 17 years, Women [CGRALW1617], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CGRALW1617, May 25, 2024.

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