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American Time Use Survey

June 25, 2008
In 2007, 20 percent of employed persons age 15 and over did some or all of their work at home on days that they worked and 87 percent did some or all of their work at their workplace. On an average day, nearly all persons (96 percent) engaged in some sort of leisure activity. More...

Married Parents' Use of Time Summary

May 08, 2008
In the years 2003-06, married mothers who were employed full time were more likely to do household activities and provide childcare on an average day than were married fathers who were employed full time. Among full-time workers, married fathers were more likely to work than were married mothers. More...


  • Time Use Survey, 2006 (HTML) (PDF)
  • Time Use Survey, 2005 (TXT) (PDF)
  • Time Use Survey, 2004 (TXT) (PDF)
  • Time Use Survey, 2003 (TXT) (PDF) (Corrections)
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