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Youngest baby boomers were employed about 80% of weeks between ages 18-50

"The youngest baby boomers [born in the years 1957 to 1964] were employed during 78% of all the weeks from age 18 to age 50. They were unemployed (without jobs but seeking work) 5% of the weeks. They were not in the labor force (neither working nor seeking work) 18% of the weeks," according to a 2017 analysis of data from the National Longitudinal Survey.
       
 
 
         
Bureau of Labor Statistics. (2017). Youngest baby boomers employed an average of 78 percent of weeks from ages 18 to 50. TED: The economics daily. Washington DC: US Department of Labor. Retrieved from this source.
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