- The BLS American Time Use Survey gathers data on time spent doing
various activities and asks where most activities are performed. (See
note on chart for exceptions.)
- According to this data, the average person spends half of any given day at home.
- Americans spend much more time at home on weekends and
holidays-almost three-fifths of the location-reported time opposed to
under half on an average weekday.
- Women spend more time at home than men do on weekdays. Women also
spend more time at home than men on weekends and holidays though the
difference in the share of the day spent at home is not as large on
weekends and holidays.
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