Baltimore workforce participation rate mirrors national average

The number of Baltimore residents opting out of the labor market is at about the same level as the national average, despite lingering concerns that more city residents are dropping out of the workforce. The workforce participation rate among Baltimore residents ages 16 to 64 ticked up from 62.3% between 2006 and 2010 to 62.5% between 2006 and 2010 2013 and 2017, according to Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance-Jacob France Institute’s latest Vital Signs 17 report. (Daily Record)

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