June 29, 2010

Percent of men and women engaged in household activities, 2009

Percent of men and women engaged in household activities on an average day, 2009
Activity   Men   Women

Total, household activities

66.6 85.0

Housework

20.2 51.3

Food preparation and cleanup

39.9 68.3

Lawn and garden care

11.5 7.4

Household management

16.4 21.6

These data featured in the TED article, Percent of men and women engaged in household activities, 2009.