The Bureau of Labor Statistics runs an annual survey of Americans asking how they use their time. The survey results are broken down into a number of different demographic groups.
Women still spend more time doing
household activities — a little more than two hours a day, versus about
an hour and fifteen minutes for men — and taking care of family members —
40 minutes for women, against 20 minutes for men.
Men spend about an hour and fifteen minutes per day more than women
at work and work-related activities, and men have about fifty minutes
more daily leisure time than women.
This divide is even more noticeable when one looks at the
subcategories of household activities. Women spend almost an hour per
day on housework and about forty-five minutes on food preparation and
cleanup. Men spend only about seventeen minutes per day on each of these
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