First-generation immigrants account for the largest share of Hispanic working women in the U.S.: Shares of Hispanic women ages 18–64 working full time who identify as first-, second-, and third-generation immigrants, 1994–2017

Year 1st generation  2nd generation  3rd generation or higher 
1994 43.5% 18.6% 37.9%
1995 45.3% 18.5% 36.3%
1996 43.9% 19.1% 37.0%
1997 45.6% 17.8% 36.6%
1998 45.8% 18.0% 36.2%
1999 45.5% 17.7% 36.9%
2000 46.6% 17.2% 36.2%
2001 45.4% 17.5% 37.1%
2002 45.6% 18.6% 35.8%
2003 46.5% 17.3% 36.2%
2004 47.0% 18.2% 34.9%
2005 47.1% 17.8% 35.1%
2006 48.2% 17.7% 34.1%
2007 47.0% 18.5% 34.6%
2008 45.8% 19.4% 34.9%
2009 45.9% 18.9% 35.2%
2010 45.7% 20.6% 33.7%
2011 45.1% 21.1% 33.8%
2012 43.9% 22.6% 33.5%
2013 43.1% 24.1% 32.8%
2014 42.5% 24.2% 33.3%
2015 42.8% 24.5% 32.7%
2016 42.1% 25.3% 32.7%
2017 41.8% 24.5% 33.7%

Notes: First generation includes those born outside the United States and its territories (foreign-born). Second generation includes those born inside the United States or one of its territories to at least one foreign-born parent. Third generation or higher includes those born inside the United States or one of its territories to U.S.-born parents.

Source: EPI analysis of Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group microdata from the U.S. Census Bureau

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