Three-in-ten Millennials live with a spouse and child, compared with 40% of Gen Xers at a comparable age.
Sizable shares say men have more opportunities for high-paying jobs and that men should have preferential treatment when jobs are scarce.
The COVID-19 pandemic sent many on the move to places other than their usual residence – and they may not know where or how to be counted.
45% of Americans don’t think it makes a difference that there is growing variety in the types of family arrangements people live in.
Looking at household living arrangements in 130 countries and territories may shed light on how coronavirus-related quarantines are being felt.
In the United States, 27% of adults ages 60 and older live alone, compared with 16% of adults in the 130 countries and territories studied.
Globally, women are younger than their male partners. They also are more likely to age alone and to live in single-parent households.
Despite parents' shifting responsibilities, the U.S. is the only one of 41 nations that does not mandate any paid leave for new parents.
Almost a quarter of U.S. children under 18 live with one parent and no other adults, more than three times the share of children around the world who do so.
As marriage rates have declined, the share of U.S. adults who have ever lived with an unmarried partner has risen.