Numbers of Employed Youth (Ages 15-17) by Year, United States

 Charts on Young Worker Employment, Injuries and Illnesses

Selected Charts on Young Worker Employment, Injuries and Illnesses

Number of Employed Youth (Ages 15-17) by Year, United States:
This graph shows the numbers of employed youth ages 15- 17 years in the United States for the time period 1994 to 2019. The numbers of employed youth began a steady decline in 2007, however, the number of employed youth has increased in recent years. (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Current Population Survey. NIOSH analyses using public microdata files.)

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