June 5, 2014

Growing Number of Dads Home with the Kids

Key Shareable Findings


The number of fathers who stay at home with their children has increased, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of government data. Here are some of the report’s highlights, edited down to tweet length, with links and relevant charts included. This report was written by @DrGMLivingston and edited by @kim_c_parker.

How many stay-at-home fathers are there?

How do their numbers compare to stay-at-home mothers?

Why are fathers staying at home?

Who are stay-at-home fathers demographically?

What does the public think about fathers staying at home?