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Marriage Promotes Self-Sufficiency

Created on November 17, 2014

Marriage Promotes Self-Sufficiency


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Read the original report, "How Welfare Undermines Marriage and What to Do About It," by Robert Rector.

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Note: Self-sufficiency means a family has income above the federal poverty level and excludes welfare aid. Source: Author’s calculations based on data from the U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 2007–2009 data.

CHART 1 • IB 4302

Tags: welfare, marriage, family, poverty