Selected Characteristics of Union Workers, 2006–2007
|Members of unions1||Represented by unions2||Members of unions1||Represented by unions2|
Sex and age
|Total, 16 years and over||12.0%||13.1%||12.1 %||13.3 %|
|16 to 24 years||4.4||5.0||4.8||5.5|
|25 years and over||13.3||14.6||13.3||14.7|
|Men, 16 years and over||13.0||14.0||13.0||14.1|
|16 to 24 years||5.4||6.0||5.5||6.3|
|25 years and over||14.3||15.4||14.3||15.4|
|Women, 16 years and over||10.9||12.2||11.1||12.4|
|16 to 24 years||3.3||3.9||4.1||4.7|
|25 years and over||12.3||13.7||12.3||13.8|
Race, Hispanic origin, and sex 3
Full- or part-time status 4
NOTE: Data refer to the sole or principal job of full- and part-time workers. Excluded are all self-employed workers regardless of whether or not their businesses are incorporated. Detail for the above race and Hispanic-origin groups will not sum to totals because data for the “other races” group are not presented and Hispanics are included in both the white and black population groups.
1. Data refer to members of a labor union or an employee association similar to a union.
2. Data refer to members of a labor union or an employee association similar to a union as well as workers who report no union affiliation but whose jobs are covered by a union or an employee association contract.
3. 16 years and over.
4. The distinction between full- and part-time workers is based on hours usually worked.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Web: www.bls.gov/news.release/union2.t01.htm .
|Selected Characteristics of Union Workers, 1997–1999||Labor Unions||Weekly Earnings of Union-Affiliated Workers|