Question of the Day

Career #4

Who works in

American households:

Mom, Dad, or both?

www.ngpf.org Last updated: 11/14/17

Follow Up Questions

  • What percentage of American households had both husband and wife working in 1968? 2013?
  • What trends do you see occurring between 1980-2000?
  • Why do you think the percentage of “Only Wife Works” has consistently remained low compared to the the percentage of “Only Husband Works”?
  • In 1968, 2% of American households were led solely on wives’ incomes. Does this mean that only 2% of women in the United States worked at that time?
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