Grandparent Statistics

Justin Bieber StatisticsData
Number of grandparents in the U.S.70,000,000
Percent of U.S. households lead by grandparents37 %
Percent of grandparents who say they can do a better job caring for grandchildren than they did with their own63 %
Percent of people age 65 and over living below the poverty level9.5 %
Percent of Grandparents that are the primary caregiver to their grandchildren13 %
When They Became GranparentsData
Became grandparents in their 50’s43 %
Became grandparents in their 40’s37 %
Average age of becoming a grandparent48
Granparent Activities StatisticsPercent
Percent of grandparents that exercise or play sports43 %
Percent of grandparents that volunteer on a regular basis28 %
Percent of grandparents that dance18 %
Say reading is one of their favorite activities71 %
Read a newspaper in print online86 %
Grandparent Internet StatisticsPercent
Percent of grandparents that use the internet75 %
Use search engines to find information70 %
Shop online63 %
Instant message30 %
Share photos online56 %
Bank online46 %
Use a social network like Facebook or Twitter45 %
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Modern Grandparent StatisticsPercent
Percent of grandparents that still have a full-time or part-time job60 %
Have started their own business23 %
Have been married more than once33 %
Report having sex at least twice a week38 %
Have a tattoo10 %
Have used recreational drugs7 %
Started a blog6 %
Run a marathon3 %
Gone skydiving2 %
Grandparent Financial StatisticsData
Percent of the countries wealth controled by grandparents75 %
Average net worth of grandparents$254,000
Total amount spent annually by grandparents$2 trillion
Percent that no longer carry a mortgage55 %
Total amount they spend annually on grandchildren$52 billion
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: U.S Census Bureau, American Community Survey
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: August 10, 2017

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Working Mother Statistics

Working Mother Statistics Data
Percent of mothers that work out of home61 %
Percent of working mothers who say they are “very happy” or “pretty happy”85 %
Percent of stay-at-home mothers who say they are “very happy” or “pretty happy”80 %
Percent of mothers age 17 or younger who work part or full time jobs66 %
Percent of working mothers who would prefer to work part time62 %
Percent of working mothers who say they “sometime / frequently” feel stressed86 %
Percent of working mothers who say they “always feel rushed”40 %
Inequality Amongst Working Mothers
Average reduced rate of being hired for a mother79 %
Average reduced rate of work promotions for a mother50 %
Average reduction in starting salary for a mother$11,000
Public Opinion
A mother should work full time12 %
A mother should work part time40 %
A mother should not work at all42 %
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Countries with the highest percent of working mothers Percent
Sweden76 %
Denmark74 %
Norway73 %
Portugal70 %
Netherlands66 %
Austria66 %
Belgium66 %
United States61 %
Global Average54.3 %
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Pew Research Center, U.S. Bureau of Labor, Harvard Business Review
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: April 1, 2017

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