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Children under age 6 with all available parents in the labor force in the United States

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: The share of children under age 6 whose resident parents are in the civilian labor force.

Data Source: Population Reference Bureau, analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 2008 - 2019 American Community Survey.

These were derived from ACS table B23008.

Footnotes: Updated October 2020.
S - Estimates suppressed when the confidence interval around the percentage is greater than or equal to 10 percentage points.
N.A. – Data not available.
Data are provided for the 50 most populous cities according to the most recent Census counts. Cities for which data is collected may change over time. 
Use caution when comparing congressional districts over time. Congressional district boundaries may change between decennial censuses. Annual data for each congressional district refers to the boundaries for that district in that year.
A 90 percent confidence interval for each estimate can be found at
Children under age 6 with all available parents in the labor force.