Black women have the highest share of workers in the public sector: Share of public sector employment, by gender and race, 2016


Group Share of public sector employment
Black women 17.7%
White women 16.9%
Black men 11.5%
White men 11.0%
Black 14.8%
White 13.9%

Source: EPI analysis of Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group, 2016

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