Work status of custodial fathers in the U.S. from 1993-2015

This statistic shows the employment status of American single fathers who have taken custody of their own children between 1993 and 2015. In 2015, about 68.2 percent of custodial fathers in the U.S. did work full-time, year-round.

Employment status of custodial fathers in the United States from 1993 to 2015

Full-time, year-roundPart-time or part-yearDid not work
201568.2%18.4%13.4%
201367.4%20.6%12%
201165.9%19.7%14.4%
200960.7%24.3%15%
200771.7%18.5%9.8%
200573.7%18.4%7.9%
200370.6%19.2%10.2%
200171.7%19.6%8.7%
199975.4%15.9%8.7%
199776.9%16.9%6.2%
199571.1%19%9.9%
199370.2%20.5%9.3%
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Source

Release date

January 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

1993 to 2015

Special properties

Parents living with own children under 21 years of age whose other parent is not living in the home

Supplementary notes

Parents living with own children under 21 years of age whose other parent is not living in the home.

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