Table 3. Unemployment in families by presence and relationship of employed members and family type, 2012-2013 annual averages

Table 3. Unemployment in families by presence and relationship of employed members and family type, 2012-2013 annual averages
[Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic Number Percent distribution
2012 2013 2012 2013

MARRIED-COUPLE FAMILIES

With at least one family member unemployed, total

5,140 4,586 100.0 100.0

Employment of family members

Some family member(s) employed

4,123 3,639 80.2 79.4

No family member employed

1,017 946 19.8 20.6

Unemployment of family members

Husband unemployed(1)

2,066 1,824 40.2 39.8

Wife employed

1,307 1,134 25.4 24.7

Wife unemployed, husband employed or not in labor force

1,567 1,346 30.5 29.4

Husband employed

1,328 1,129 25.8 24.6

Other family member(s) unemployed

1,507 1,416 29.3 30.9

FAMILIES MAINTAINED BY WOMEN(2)

With at least one family member unemployed, total

2,372 2,165 100.0 100.0

Employment of family members

Some family member(s) employed

1,081 1,026 45.6 47.4

No family member employed

1,290 1,139 54.4 52.6

Unemployment of family members

Householder unemployed

1,191 1,053 50.2 48.6

Other member(s) employed

250 251 10.6 11.6

Other family member(s) unemployed

1,180 1,112 49.8 51.4

FAMILIES MAINTAINED BY MEN(2)

With at least one family member unemployed, total

932 934 100.0 100.0

Employment of family members

Some family member(s) employed

497 527 53.3 56.4

No family member employed

435 408 46.7 43.6

Unemployment of family members

Householder unemployed

535 550 57.4 58.8

Other member(s) employed

209 238 22.5 25.5

Other family member(s) unemployed

397 385 42.6 41.2

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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