Persistent inequalities against women workers in Puerto Rico

The 2020 Census indicates that women make up 52.6% of the total population of Puerto Rico and that, starting from the age of 25, the female population exceeds that of men in all age classifications. On the other hand, data from the Worker Group Survey of the Department of Labor and Human Resources in October 2023 establishes that the estimated labor force participation rate is 38.6% for women and 51.5% for men.

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