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Futurework

Trends and Challenges for Work in the 21st Century


futurework: Chapter 3 - Chart 3.4 Percentage of married couples in which both spouses work more than 40 hrs a week, 1969 - 1998

All Maried Couples

Year=Percentage

1969=3.6%

1979=5%

1989 - 7.9%

1998=10.1%

Couples with Children Under 6

1969=2.1%

1979=2.7%

1989=4.7%

1998=6.9%

Data are for couples 25-54

Source: BLS Currently Population Survey

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