11 September 2014

More than half of adults in the U.S. are unmarried

This is the first time the percentage has exceeded 50% since record-keeping began in 1976.
Some 124.6 million Americans were single in August, 50.2 percent of those who were 16 years or older, according to data used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in its monthly job-market report...
Some of the financial implications are discussed at Bloomberg.

1 comment:

  1. Looks like the study actually compared married against not-married, which would not account for the 8 million cohabiting couples. A bit offputting to see not-married equated with single.


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