Women make up the vast majority of domestic workers: Share of workers who are women or men, for domestic workers, for all other workers, and by domestic worker occupation, 2019
|All other workers||46.3%||53.7%|
|Child care (in own home)||97.2%||2.8%|
|Home care (non-agency)||86.1%||13.9%|
|Home care (agency-based)||88.8%||11.2%|
Note: To ensure sufficient sample sizes, 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