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U.S. mothers employment preferences 2016: homemaker role vs. outside job

This statistic shows the distribution of preferred employment status by women with children in the United States in 2016, by by current employment status and age of child. In 2016, about 57 percent of unemployed mothers with children under 18 preferred the homemaker role over having to work outside the home in the United States.

If you were free to do either, would you prefer having a job outside the home, or would you prefer to stay at home and take care of the house and family?

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Source

Release date

October 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

2016

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Women with children

Method of interview

Telephone interviews and online survey

Supplementary notes

Analysis is based on a Gallup Daily tracking study of 4,614 women, aged 18 and older, living in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, conducted January-February 2016 and a Gallup Daily tracking study of 4,884 women, aged 18 and older, living in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, conducted March 2016.

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