Parenthood has opposite effects on mothers' and fathers' labor force participation: Labor force participation by gender and parental status, 2013–2015
|Workers with no children||84.20%||76.80%|
|Workers with children||93.90%||71.00%|
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Note: Sample limited to people ages 25–54. Children are defined as being less than 18 years old. The labor force participation rate is the percentage of people who either have a job or are actively looking for a job, and are not on active duty in the Armed Forces or living in institutions (such as correctional facilities or nursing homes).
Source: EPI analysis of Current Population Survey microdata