Average minutes per day spent on routine work in OECD countries, as of 2016

Average minutes per day spent on routine housework in OECD countries plus China, India and South Africa by gender, as of 2016

Average minutes per day spent on routine work in OECD countries, as of 2016 This statistic provides a comparison of the average amount of time spent on routine housework by gender in OECD member countries as well as China, India and South Africa. As of 2016, Portuguese men spent 51 minutes per day on unpaid work on average while for women the average was 253 minutes.
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Average minutes per day spent on routine housework in OECD countries plus China, India and South Africa by gender, as of 2016

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Latest available time period in bracketsMaleFemale
Mexico (2009) 75280
Slovenia (2000-01) 114212
India (1999) 19298
Portugal (1999) 51253
Poland (2003-04) 93194
Turkey (2006) 21261
Belgium (2005) 97167
Italy (2008) 51213
Australia (2006) 93168
France (2009) 98158
Germany (2001-02) 90164
Denmark (2001) 107145
South Africa (2010) 68183
Hungary (1999-2000) 65186
Austria (2008-09) 79170
Estonia (2009-2010) 89147
Finland (2009-10) 91137
Japan (2011) 24199
New Zealand (2009-10) 76142
Canada (2010) 83133
Spain (2009-10) 76127
China (2008) 48155
United States (2014) 76124
United Kingdom (2005) 66133
Netherlands (2005-06) 63134
Ireland (2005) 49135
Sweden (2010) 7995
Norway (2010) 61104
Korea (2009) 21138
Latest available time period in bracketsMaleFemale
Mexico (2009) 75280
Slovenia (2000-01) 114212
India (1999) 19298
Portugal (1999) 51253
Poland (2003-04) 93194
Turkey (2006) 21261
Belgium (2005) 97167
Italy (2008) 51213
Australia (2006) 93168
France (2009) 98158
Germany (2001-02) 90164
Denmark (2001) 107145
South Africa (2010) 68183
Hungary (1999-2000) 65186
Austria (2008-09) 79170
Estonia (2009-2010) 89147
Finland (2009-10) 91137
Japan (2011) 24199
New Zealand (2009-10) 76142
Canada (2010) 83133
Spain (2009-10) 76127
China (2008) 48155
United States (2014) 76124
United Kingdom (2005) 66133
Netherlands (2005-06) 63134
Ireland (2005) 49135
Sweden (2010) 7995
Norway (2010) 61104
Korea (2009) 21138
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This statistic provides a comparison of the average amount of time spent on routine housework by gender in OECD member countries as well as China, India and South Africa. As of 2016, Portuguese men spent 51 minutes per day on unpaid work on average while for women the average was 253 minutes.
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