Measures taken by American families in coping with child care costs, as of 2012

Most common methods of coping with childcare costs in American families, as of 2012

Measures taken by American families in coping with child care costs, as of 2012 This statistic shows the most common measures taken by American parents with children between 3 and 17 to cope with child care costs, as of 2012. In 2012, about 8 percent of respondents changed from full-time to part-time work.
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Most common methods of coping with childcare costs in American families, as of 2012

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Measure takenShare of respondents
Had a family member watch children47%
Quit a job13%
Worked from home or telecommuted13%
Reduced their hours11%
Changed from full-time to part-time8%
Other8%
Measure takenShare of respondents
Had a family member watch children47%
Quit a job13%
Worked from home or telecommuted13%
Reduced their hours11%
Changed from full-time to part-time8%
Other8%
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This statistic shows the most common measures taken by American parents with children between 3 and 17 to cope with child care costs, as of 2012. In 2012, about 8 percent of respondents changed from full-time to part-time work.
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