Normal view

Navigation and service

Logo Destatis - Statistisches Bundesamt, Link to homepage

Press release 345 / 2018-09-14: 69% of mothers and 6% of fathers work part-time

WIESBADEN – 69% of mothers in employment and 6% of fathers in employment with minor children in Germany worked part-time in 2017. The parents' family form plays a major role here. To coincide with the Working Parents Day on 16 September, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that among lone mothers the proportion was 58%. Mothers living in a partnership worked part-time much more often (71%). In contrast, 12% of lone fathers and 6% of fathers living in a partnership worked part-time.

For further information:
Demographic evaluations and analyses based on microcensus data,
tel: +49 (0) 611 / 75 27 23
contact form 

Press release in other language

© Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis), 2018

Imprint – data protection – contact

Note on the use of cookies

We use cookies to provide you with an optimum website design. Please confirm that you have read and understood our data protection declaration.

OK