Percentage of Americans engaging in selected activities per day in 2011, by gender

This statistic represents the percentage of men and women in the United States engaging in selected activities per day in 2011. About 18.9 percent of men and around 47.8 percent of women do housework daily.

United States - percentage of Americans engaging in selected activities per day in 2011, by gender

ActivityMenWomen
Sleeping99.9%99.9%
Grooming76.2%82.4%
Household activities65%82.5%
Housework18.9%47.8%
Food preparation and cleanup40.1%66%
Lawn and garden care11.5%6.8%
Household management13.9%18.4%
Purchasing goods and services38.4%46.6%
Working and work-related activities50.4%39.2%
Educational activities8.5%8.3%
Leisure and sports95.7%94.8%
Socializing, relaxing and leisure94.5%93.6%
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Source

Release date

January 2013

Region

United States

Survey time period

2011

Age group

15 years and older

Supplementary notes

According to the source, only "primary activities" are shown. "A primary activity refers to an individual’s main activity. Other activities done simultaneously are not included."

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