Increasing rates of men who don’t work

Recent data from the Census Bureau suggests the rate of non-working men has increased. As more women go to work and more men stay at home to take care of the kids, you’d expect for the number of stay-at-home dads to contribute significantly to that rate. But maybe not. There are more noticeable factors to consider like retirement age, disability, and going to school. Amanda Cox for the Upshot has graphs for you.

See also where the men aren’t working.

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