Table 3. Unemployment in families by presence and relationship of employed members and family type, 2013-2014 annual averages

Table 3. Unemployment in families by presence and relationship of employed members and family type, 2013-2014 annual averages
[Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic Number Percent distribution
2013 2014 2013 2014

MARRIED-COUPLE FAMILIES

With at least one family member unemployed, total

4,586 3,765 100.0 100.0

Employment of family members

Some family member(s) employed

3,639 3,028 79.4 80.4

No family member employed

946 737 20.6 19.6

Unemployment of family members

Husband unemployed(1)

1,824 1,398 39.8 37.1

Wife employed

1,134 872 24.7 23.2

Wife unemployed, husband employed or not in labor force

1,346 1,121 29.4 29.8

Husband employed

1,129 943 24.6 25.1

Other family member(s) unemployed

1,416 1,246 30.9 33.1

FAMILIES MAINTAINED BY WOMEN(2)

With at least one family member unemployed, total

2,165 1,933 100.0 100.0

Employment of family members

Some family member(s) employed

1,026 936 47.4 48.4

No family member employed

1,139 997 52.6 51.6

Unemployment of family members

Householder unemployed

1,053 892 48.6 46.2

Other member(s) employed

251 216 11.6 11.2

Other family member(s) unemployed

1,112 1,040 51.4 53.8

FAMILIES MAINTAINED BY MEN(2)

With at least one family member unemployed, total

934 789 100.0 100.0

Employment of family members

Some family member(s) employed

527 455 56.4 57.7

No family member employed

408 333 43.6 42.3

Unemployment of family members

Householder unemployed

550 446 58.8 56.5

Other member(s) employed

238 200 25.5 25.4

Other family member(s) unemployed

385 343 41.2 43.5

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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