Working Age Population in the U.S.

64.8% of the United States population is of working age (15-64 years). In percentage terms, America’s working-age population achieved its highest rate in 2006 and 2007, when 67.3% of the American population was of working age. Over the last decade, the increase of the non-working-age population — ages 0 to 14 and 65 and older — has exceeded the growth of the working-age population.

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