TANF Work Participation Rate
From 2000 to 2010, the work participation rate for work-eligible households receiving aid from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program declined by 5 percentage points.
10-year: ▼ 5
5-year: ▼ 4
1-year: ▼ .4
PERCENTAGE OF WORK-ELIGIBLE TANF HOUSEHOLDS ENGAGING IN WORK ACTIVITY
Figures for 2008–2010 include TANF and Separate State Program-Maintenance of Effort (SSP-MOE) work participation.
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families.+