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Figure 25.

Percentage of 16- and 17-year-old students who were employed, by sex and hours worked per week: Selected years, October 1980 through 2009


Percentage of 16- and 17-year-old students who were employed, by sex and hours worked per week: Selected years, October 1980 through 2009

NOTE: Percent employed includes those who were employed but not at work during the survey week. Hours worked per week refers to the number of hours the respondent worked at all jobs during the survey week. These estimates exclude those who were employed but not at work during the survey week; therefore, detail may not sum to the total percentage employed.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Current Population Survey (CPS), October Supplement, selected years, 1980–2009.
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