Monday, February 18, 2013

Earning Power of Wives

Working wives now provide more than one-third of the income of married couples. Here is the percentage of the income of married-couple families contributed by working wives...

2010: 37.6%
2000: 33.5%
1990: 30.7%
1980: 26.7%
1970: 26.6%

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Women in the Labor Force: A Databook (PDF)

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