Union coverage rate by age group, 2020

Age group Union coverage rate
16–24 5.1%
25–34 11.0%
35–44 13.4%
45–54 14.6%
55–64 14.5%
65+ 10.1%

Note: Union coverage rate refers to the share of workers in each age group who are covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), “Table 1. Union Affiliation of Employed Wage and Salary Workers by Selected Characteristics,” in “Union Membership (Annual) News Release,” January 22, 2021.

View the underlying data on epi.org.