In several industries, over one-third of workers' families rely on public assistance: Share of workers within each industry who receive public assistance directly or through a family member
|Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting||49.8%|
|Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation, and food services||44.6%|
|Other services (except public administration)||37.2%|
|Armed forces and active duty military||30.3%|
|Professional, scientific, mgmt., admin., and waste mgmt. services||27.3%|
|Transportation and utilities||27.1%|
|Educational, health, and social services||24.8%|
|Financial, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing||18.4%|
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Note: Includes the EITC, CTC, SNAP, LIHEAP, WIC, housing assistance, TANF/cash assistance, and Medicaid.
Source: EPI analysis of Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement microdata, pooled years 2012–2014