GET A JOB: Bureau of Labor Statistics, In 20% of American Families, No One Works

Published on April 29, 2014

By Ali Meyer, CNS

CNSNews – In 20 percent of American families in 2013, according to new data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), not one member of the family worked.

A family, as defined by the BLS, is a group of two or more people who live together and who are related by birth, adoption or marriage. In 2013, there were 80,445,000 families in the United States and in 16,127,000—or 20 percent–no one had a job.


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