United States stay-at-home mothers and fathers in 2012

This survey, conducted in the United States in 2012, shows the share of fathers and mothers who were stay-at-home parents at the time. In 2012, 16 percent of stay-at-home parents in the United States were fathers.

Stay-at-home parents in the United States: Share of mothers and fathers 2012

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Release date

June 2014


United States

Survey time period


Age group

18-69 years

Supplementary notes

Based on fathers aged 18-69 with their own (biological, adopted or step-) child(ren) younger than 18 in the household. Fathers who live apart from their children are not included. Fathers are categorized based on employment status in the year prior to the survey.
The source does not specify number of respondents or exact date of survey.

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