Care workers are disproportionately women: Gender breakdown of all workers, home health care workers, and child care workers
|Home health care workers||11.4%||88.6%|
|Child care workers||6.0%||94.0%|
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Note: To ensure sufficient sample sizes, this figure draws from pooled 2018–2020 microdata.
Source: Economic Policy Institute (EPI) analysis of Current Population Survey basic monthly microdata, EPI Current Population Survey Extracts, Version 1.0.18 (2021), https://microdata.epi.org.