Working and Workless Households

Working and Workless Households, 2012: ONS

Between April to June 2012:

  • The percentage of households where no adults work was 17.9 per cent, down 0.8 percentage points from a year earlier.
  • The percentage of households where all adults work was 53.0 per cent, down 0.3 percentage points from a year earlier.
  • The number of households in which no adult has ever worked was 340,000, down 22,000 from a year earlier.
  • There were around 1.75 million children living in workless households, down 60,000 from a year earlier.
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