Rising Number of Men Don't Want to Work

By Bo Beard | May 8, 2024

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A growing number of American men are voluntarily withdrawing from the workforce at unprecedented rates.

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For many, the issue is not a lack of job opportunities but a deliberate choice to exit the workforce entirely. 

89 percent

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics discovered that only 89 percent of men of working age are either employed or actively seeking employment, a decline from 97 percent in 1950.