Chart 1
Number of dual-earner couples with at least one child aged under 16 at home

thousands 1,000 1,100 1,200 1,300 1,400 1,500 1,600 1,700 1,800 1,900 2,000 1976 1980 1984 1988 1992 1996 2000 2004 2008 2012
Source(s):
Labour Force Survey (3701).

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Number of dual-earner couples with at least one child aged under 16 at home
  thousands
1976 1,021
1977 1,054
1978 1,114
1979 1,172
1980 1,226
1981 1,272
1982 1,219
1983 1,239
1984 1,293
1985 1,370
1986 1,456
1987 1,478
1988 1,567
1989 1,636
1990 1,638
1991 1,630
1992 1,595
1993 1,617
1994 1,646
1995 1,692
1996 1,711
1997 1,752
1998 1,761
1999 1,781
2000 1,792
2001 1,785
2002 1,801
2003 1,801
2004 1,819
2005 1,884
2006 1,853
2007 1,885
2008 1,899
2009 1,835
2010 1,869
2011 1,854
2012 1,886
2013 1,932
2014 1,909
2015 1,926
Source(s):
Labour Force Survey (3701).
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