Friday, April 26, 2013



IWS Documented News Service


Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach

School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies

Cornell University

16 East 34th Street, 4th floor---------------------- Stuart Basefsky

New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau





[full-text, 12 pages]



In 2012, 10.5 percent of families included an unemployed person, down 1.0 percentage point

from 2011, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Of the nation's 80.1 million

families, 80.0 percent had at least one employed member in 2012.


These data on employment, unemployment, and family relationships are collected as part of

the Current Population Survey (CPS), a monthly sample survey of approximately 60,000

households. Data in this release are annual averages. Families are classified either as

married-couple families or as families maintained by women or men without spouses present.

Unless otherwise noted, families include those without children as well as those with

children under age 18. For further information, see the Technical Note.



AND MUCH MORE...including TABLES....




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