U.S. Working-Age Population

U.S. Working-Age Population

Proof Point

U.S. working-age population projected by Pew Research would decrease by 18 million without future immigrants, from 183 million to 166 million in 2035

U.S. Working-Age Population

1965 – 2035F (million workers)

Proof Point Findings

  • Working-Age Population – Adults aged 16 to 64 years old who are available to work
  • Rising Working Population – U.S. working-age population expected to reach total of 183 million in 2035 from 173 million in 2015
  • Future Immigrant Workers – Working-age population can potentially decrease to 166 million by 2035, if 18 million immigrants estimated to arrive as laborers in U.S. are denied entry
  • Key Drivers – Include social, economic, political and foreign policies implemented by U.S. government


Market Disruption


Government (excluding military)


Date Last Updated

February 1, 2018

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