Fatherless Home Statistics*
90% of all homeless and runaway children are from fatherless homes – (32 times the average)
85% of all children who show behavior disorders come from fatherless homes, 20 times the average. (Center for Disease Control)
71% of all high school dropouts come from fatherless homes – 9 times the average. (National Principals Association Report)
75% of all adolescent patients in chemical abuse centers come from fatherless homes. (10 times the average)
85% of all youths in prison come from fatherless homes – 20 times the average. (Fulton Co. Georgia, Texas Dept. of Correction)
43% of U.S. children live without their father [U.S. Department of Census]
Children with Fathers who are involved are 40% less likely to repeat a grade in school.
Daughters of single parents without a Father involved are:
53% more likely to marry as teenagers,
711% more likely to have children as teenagers,
164% more likely to have a pre-marital birth
92% more likely to get divorced themselves.