Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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EMPLOY

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

Are you now employed full-time, part-time, or not employed?
  1) Full-time
  2) Part-time
  3) Not employed
  9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Full-time 44.4% 44.4%
Part-time 14.4% 58.8%
Not employed 40.4% 99.2%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .8% 100%
Total N = 4013

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 to 24 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55 to 64 65 or older TOTAL
Full-time 28.4% 58.2% 60.9% 60.7% 42.9% 8.7% 44.5%
Part-time 33.4% 11.8% 13.0% 12.1% 14.3% 6.7% 14.5%
Not employed 37.5% 29.7% 25.6% 25.9% 42.5% 84.0% 40.4%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.6% 0.3% 0.4% 1.3% 0.2% 0.6% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3951


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 $20,000 to under $30,000 $30,000 to under $50,000 $50,000 to under $75,000 $75,000 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
Full-time 18.3% 41.2% 46.6% 55.3% 62.2% 64.7% 47.0%
Part-time 17.7% 15.1% 15.5% 12.4% 10.4% 11.2% 14.0%
Not employed 63.3% 42.8% 37.7% 32.1% 27.4% 23.9% 38.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.7% 0.9% 0.2% 0.2% 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3280


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Living with a partner Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Full-time 50.9% 44.8% 46.9% 9.3% 38.0% 44.6%
Part-time 12.2% 17.7% 9.9% 7.1% 23.6% 14.4%
Not employed 36.4% 37.2% 43.0% 81.2% 38.0% 40.5%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.5% 0.3% 0.3% 2.4% 0.3% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3989


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other Christian (Mormon, Orthodox, Unitarian, self-identified as Christian) Other religion Atheist, agnostic, nothing in particular TOTAL
Full-time 43.2% 43.5% 46.0% 46.9% 45.6% 44.3%
Part-time 11.9% 17.7% 15.0% 12.1% 16.7% 14.5%
Not employed 44.3% 37.7% 38.0% 39.6% 37.5% 40.5%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.5% 1.1% 1.0% 1.4% 0.2% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3954


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than a high school diploma High school graduate Some college, no four-year degree Four-year college degree Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college TOTAL
Full-time 27.0% 38.0% 45.1% 61.8% 57.2% 44.5%
Part-time 11.7% 15.7% 17.8% 10.7% 11.5% 14.4%
Not employed 60.4% 45.8% 36.4% 26.8% 31.0% 40.4%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.9% 0.5% 0.7% 0.7% 0.2% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3990


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Full-time 52.5% 36.8% 44.4%
Part-time 11.0% 17.6% 14.4%
Not employed 35.9% 44.6% 40.4%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.7% 0.9% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
4013


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Full-time 48.3% 45.3% 46.8% 44.6% 36.0% 45.3%
Part-time 13.2% 14.4% 12.5% 18.8% 17.2% 14.5%
Not employed 37.6% 39.8% 40.3% 35.9% 46.1% 39.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.8% 0.5% 0.4% 0.6% 0.6% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3801