U.S. Department of Commerce

Child Care

Skip top of page navigation
Census.govPeople and Households Child Care Main Child Care DataSIPP DataMy Daddy Takes Care of Me! Fathers as Care Providers: Fall 1993 › Fathers as Child Care Providers of Children 0-4, by Labor Force Characteristics: 1988

Fathers as Child Care Providers of Children 0-4, by Labor Force Characteristics: 1988

(Employed fathers)

(Numbers in thousands)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|                                     |      |     All     |     All     |   Primary   |   Primary   |  Secondary  |  Secondary  |
|                                     |      |-------------+-------------+-------------+-------------+-------------+-------------|
|                                     |      |  No  |Total |  No  |Total |  No  | Prim |  No  | Prim |  No  | Sec  |  No  | Sec  |
|                                     | ALL  | prov |Prov<5| prov |Prov<5| prov |Prov<5| prov |Prov<5| prov |Prov<5| prov |Prov<5|
|                                     |------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|                                     | Num  | Num  | Num  |  %   |  %   | Num  | Num  |  %   |  %   | Num  | Num  |  %   |  %   |
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|ALL                                  |  6242|  4887|  1356|  78.3|  21.7|  5272|   971|  84.4|  15.6|  5853|   389|  93.8|   6.2|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|FATHER's STATUS                      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|-------------------------------------|      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|Full time                            |  5887|  4627|  1260|  78.6|  21.4|  4989|   898|  84.7|  15.3|  5521|   366|  93.8|   6.2|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|Part time                            |   355|   260|    96|  73.1|  26.9|   283|    72|  79.6|  20.4|   332|    23|  93.4|   6.6|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|FATHER's SHIFT                       |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|-------------------------------------|      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|Day                                  |  4492|  3650|   842|  81.3|  18.7|  3912|   580|  87.1|  12.9|  4230|   261|  94.2|   5.8|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|Non Day                              |  1751|  1236|   514|  70.6|  29.4|  1360|   391|  77.7|  22.3|  1623|   128|  92.7|   7.3|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|FATHER's AVAILABILITY FOR CARE       |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|-------------------------------------|      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|<5 hours                             |  3122|  2745|   377|  87.9|  12.1|  2870|   252|  91.9|   8.1|  2996|   125|  96.0|   4.0|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|5-9 hours                            |  1227|   995|   233|  81.0|  19.0|  1081|   146|  88.1|  11.9|  1141|    86|  93.0|   7.0|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|10-14 hours                          |   574|   435|   139|  75.7|  24.3|   482|    92|  83.9|  16.1|   527|    47|  91.8|   8.2|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|15-19 hours                          |   206|   122|    84|  59.3|  40.7|   148|    58|  71.8|  28.2|   180|    26|  87.5|  12.5|
|-------------------------------------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------+------|
|20+ hours                            |  1113|   591|   523|  53.0|  47.0|   691|   422|  62.1|  37.9|  1009|   105|  90.6|   9.4|
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Child Care |  Last Revised: October 04, 2011