Women make up the vast majority of domestic workers: Shares of domestic workers in different occupations, by gender, 2019

Women Men
Domestic workers 91.5% 8.5%
All other workers 46.3% 53.7%
House cleaners 95.5% 4.5%
Nannies 96.8% 3.2%
Provide child care in own home 97.2% 2.8%
Non-agency-based home care aides 86.1% 13.9%
Agency-based home care aides 88.8% 11.2%

Note: To ensure sufficient sample sizes, this table draws from pooled 2017–2019 microdata.

Source: EPI analysis of Current Population Survey basic monthly microdata from the U.S. Census Bureau

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