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Table 3. Unemployment in families by presence and relationship of employed members and family type, 2011-2012 annual averages

Table 3. Unemployment in families by presence and relationship of employed members and family type, 2011-2012 annual averages
[Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic Number Percent distribution
2011 2012 2011 2012

MARRIED-COUPLE FAMILIES

With at least one family member unemployed, total

5,576 5,140 100.0 100.0

Employment of family members

Some family member(s) employed

4,413 4,123 79.2 80.2

No family member employed

1,162 1,017 20.8 19.8

Unemployment of family members

Husband unemployed(1)

2,387 2,066 42.8 40.2

Wife employed

1,497 1,307 26.9 25.4

Wife unemployed, husband employed or not in labor force

1,610 1,567 28.9 30.5

Husband employed

1,350 1,328 24.2 25.8

Other family member(s) unemployed

1,579 1,507 28.3 29.3

FAMILIES MAINTAINED BY WOMEN(2)

With at least one family member unemployed, total

2,498 2,372 100.0 100.0

Employment of family members

Some family member(s) employed

1,146 1,081 45.9 45.6

No family member employed

1,352 1,290 54.1 54.4

Unemployment of family members

Householder unemployed

1,268 1,191 50.8 50.2

Other member(s) employed

275 250 11.0 10.6

Other family member(s) unemployed

1,229 1,180 49.2 49.8

FAMILIES MAINTAINED BY MEN(2)

With at least one family member unemployed, total

970 932 100.0 100.0

Employment of family members

Some family member(s) employed

520 497 53.6 53.3

No family member employed

450 435 46.4 46.7

Unemployment of family members

Householder unemployed

575 535 59.4 57.4

Other member(s) employed

231 209 23.8 22.5

Other family member(s) unemployed

394 397 40.6 42.6

Footnotes
(1) Total families with unemployed husbands, including those with unemployed wives.
(2) No spouse present.

NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals due to rounding. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: April 26, 2013
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