Husbands And Wives: Who Works, Who Doesn’t?


‘In the early 1970s, there was a standard model for married couples where at least one spouse worked full time: In two-thirds of those marriages, the man worked and the woman didn’t.
Over the next several decades, that changed dramatically, as more and more women moved into full-time jobs.
By the turn of the century, the standard had reversed: In nearly two-thirds of these marriages, both people worked full time.’

See the full article and graphs showing the trends over the past several decades in America.