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Fact of the Week: 28 January 2013

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6 out of 10 Hispanic Older Adults are Active in Labor Force

Among persons identifying as Hispanic or Latino, labor force participation of those aged 55-64 is 60.8%, compared to 64.3% of all workers in that age group. For those aged 65+, the labor force participation rate is 17.6%, compared to 17.9% overall, according to a 2012 analysis of data from the Current Population Survey.

Bureau of Labor Statistics. (2012). National Hispanic heritage month: BLS spotlight on statistics. Retrieved from

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