In 2021, 18% of parents didn’t work for pay, which was unchanged from 2016, according to a new analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data.
More than half of Americans in their 40s are ‘sandwiched’ between an aging parent and their own children
As people are living longer and many young adults struggle to gain financial independence, 23% of U.S. adults are in the “sandwich generation.”
Nearly four-in-ten men ages 25 to 29 now live with older relatives.
The gender gap in party identification remains the widest in a quarter century.
Multigenerational caregivers in the U.S., who account for 12% of parents, provide more than two and a half hours of unpaid care a day.
About one-in-seven U.S. adults provide unpaid care of some kind to another adult. Caregivers rate about half of their caregiving experiences as meaningful.
The U.S. has more foreign students enrolled in its colleges and universities than any other country in the world. Explore data about foreign students in the U.S. higher education system.
Roughly two-thirds of U.S. adults say workers should receive paid leave when they need to take time off to care for a sick family member.
Americans generally support paid family and medical leave, according to a new Pew Research Center survey, but relatively few workers have access to it. Access to paid leave varies considerably by industry, type of employer and employer's size.
Many Americans support paid family and medical leave, and most supporters say employers should cover the costs.