Estimated number of fathers in America, according to the U.S. Census Bureau: 70.1 million
Estimated number of "stay-at-home" dads in the U.S.: 154,000
Percentage of fathers with employed wives who were the primary caregiver for their preschooler: 20
Percentage of fathers who provided the most hours of care for their grade-school-aged child: 6
Estimated number of children who live apart from their biological fathers: 24 million
Source: U.S. Census Bureau.
Percentage of U.S. adults who agree that being able to borrow or rent someone's property or belongings online is a great way to save money, according to a poll conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs on behalf of Airbnb: 56
Percentage of respondents who agree that sharing one's property/belongings online is a great way to have an extra source of income: 47
Percentage of all respondents who have shared something online with someone they didn't previously know, such as skills (10 percent), tools (7 percent), a room in their home (6 percent), their car (5 percent), their entire home (3 percent) or something else (3 percent): 17
Source: Ipsos Public Affairs.
Percentage of Americans who feel "very attached" or "somewhat attached" to their cars, according to a survey by autotrader.com: 70
Percentage who describe their vehicle as an "old friend": 36
Percentage who say they feel sad when they think about parting ways with it: 26
Source: Auto Trader.com.
Value of Dad's at-home household contributions this year, according to Insure.com's Father's Day Index, based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data: $20,248
Percentage of American adults who believe businesses should be required to give paid family leave: 77
Percentage of dads who are the primary grocery shoppers in the family, up from 10 percent in 1995: 52
Percentage of fathers today who say they are spending more time with their children than their own fathers spent with them, according to a national survey by the Ad Council: 86
Percentage of fathers who reported feeling financial pressure in their role as a father: 81
Percentage of today's fathers who admitted they could improve their parenting skills: 70
Source: Ad Council.
Percentage of men who say they leave their desks one time or less in a workday, compared to 12 percent of women, according to a study conducted for CareerBuilder: 20
Percentage of all workers who say they get up from their desk 10 or more times per day: 40
Percentage who eat lunch at their desk every day: 39
Percentage of today's millennials -- 18 to 30 years old -- who believe technology has made it easier to get a job, according to Telefonica's Global Millennial Survey: 73
Percentage who believe "technology creates opportunities for all," as opposed to a select few: 77
Percentage who believe technology brings people closer together: 65
Percentage of lawyers who cited "flexible work hours or telecommuting" as one of the best incentives for recruiting and retaining legal professionals, according to research by Robert Half Legal: 69
Ranks of "free or subsidized training or education" (50 percent), "on-site perks" (33 percent) and "higher compensation" (14 percent) on the list of the best incentives for recruiting and retaining legal professionals: 2, 3, 4
Source: Robert Half Legal.
Percentage of office workers who can name work habits that boost their chances of pain, according to research released by the American Osteopathic Association: 94
Ranks of hunching over a desk, sitting in an uncomfortable chair and staring at a computer monitor on the list of things that office workers are mostly likely to consider to cause pain: 1, 2, 3
Source: American Osteopathic Association.
Percentage of travelers who say free Wi-Fi is the No. 1 factor in choosing a hotel, even on leisure stays, according to a survey by accommodation booking service Hotels.com: 34
Percentage of respondents who said free Wi-Fi is their No. 1 must-have when traveling for business: 56
"The words a father speaks to his children in the privacy of the home are not overheard at the time, but, as in whispering galleries, they will be clearly heard at the end and by posterity." -- Jean Paul Richter, writer
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