Black and Hispanic women make up a disproportionate share of domestic workers: The share of domestic workers who are black, Hispanic, or AAPI women, 2019
|Occupation||Black, non-Hispanic women||Hispanic women, any race||Asian American/Pacific Islander (AAPI) women|
|All other workers||6.2%||7.1%||3.2%|
|Child care (in own home)||13.1%||27.8%||2.6%|
|Home care (non-agency)||18.5%||17.7%||6.3%|
|Home care (agency-based)||27.2%||20.3%||7.4%|
View the underlying data on epi.org.
Note: To ensure sufficient sample sizes for the subcategories, this figure draws from pooled 2017–2019 microdata.
Source: Economic Policy Institute (EPI) analysis of Current Population Survey basic monthly microdata, EPI Current Population Survey Extracts, Version 1.0.2 (2020), https://microdata.epi.org