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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?
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?
Prefer to work outside the homePrefer homemaker role
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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.
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