Status: Little or no detectable change
Most Recent Data:
70.7 percent (2021)
70.6 percent of the working-age population aged 16 to 64 years were employed in 2018
Increase employment among the working-age population
People who work are more likely to have positive health outcomes, but many people in the United States have trouble finding and keeping a job. Employment programs that provide career counseling, jobs, and educational opportunities to low-income and underemployed populations may help more people find and keep paid work.
Topic: Economic Stability
Workgroup: Social Determinants of Health Workgroup