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1

What statistic supports the increase in working mothers?

The proportion of working-age mothers with a job has risen by 50% in the last 4 decades.

2

What statistic supports the increase in lone-parent families?

22.7% (1.8 million) of families are lone-parent and has remained around 25% for over a decade.
90% are single mothers.
10% are single fathers.

3

What statistic supports the increase in same-sex families?

They have grown by 50% since 2015.

4

What statistic supports the increase in stay-at-home fathers?

It has quadrupled over the last 25 years but only make up 16% of all stay-at-home parents.

5

What statistic supports the changes in pregnancy and abortion?

Rates of teenage pregnancy in the UK have halved in the past two decades.
In 2016, there was around 623,000 abortions.