Spouse labor force status
Variable: spwrksta
Module:
Core
Subject:
Labor Force Status
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

Last week was your (wife/husband) working full time, part time, going to school, keeping house, or what?

Year Availability
Available in 31 of 31 years total. Hover over a year to see ballot information.
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Summary by Year
Showing All Years
Code Label
1 Working fulltime
2 Working parttime
3 Temp not working
4 Unempl, laid off
5 Retired
6 School
7 Keeping house
8 Other
9 No answer
0 Not applicable
1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1980 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1993 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016
569 580 565 513 482 503 505 468 532 505 465 454 429 527 409 474 391 436 484 867 841 813 764 704 840 1237 533 438 487 610 658
91 71 70 81 75 73 83 75 81 86 61 81 86 86 70 70 65 68 83 155 145 129 122 142 133 187 100 91 83 118 96
15 21 18 22 19 22 26 26 16 20 22 18 19 16 14 20 16 15 18 26 22 23 15 30 35 25 24 17 18 24 23
17 8 19 27 21 17 17 18 23 39 18 17 11 16 15 16 13 15 21 33 13 15 13 33 34 28 14 31 21 27 23
68 61 71 74 91 89 78 92 93 91 84 99 121 101 128 117 93 126 112 208 146 176 149 164 194 311 150 145 129 197 222
9 12 6 7 11 10 8 9 7 9 7 14 5 10 7 7 12 8 6 20 14 18 16 13 19 25 8 21 17 12 11
368 303 304 263 259 250 224 188 217 199 164 175 142 142 136 126 126 120 120 211 182 138 164 159 178 293 112 111 127 147 146
21 20 12 15 16 10 19 11 23 16 7 13 12 14 7 14 8 16 12 21 24 32 28 22 35 60 27 30 16 22 24
2 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 1 4 2 3 3 0 3 1 4 2 8 2 11 10 9 8 2 5 10
453 428 419 488 525 555 571 579 867 634 644 663 644 903 693 690 645 713 747 1450 1513 1486 1538 1496 1333 2334 1046 1152 1074 1376 1654
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 33057
Missing cases 29409