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American Time Use Survey
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Charts by Topic: Sleep

Findings from the 2015 survey:

  • On average, Americans age 15 and over slept 8.8 hours per day. However, individuals slept more on weekend days (9.4 hours) than on weekdays (8.6 hours).

Average sleep times per day, by age and sex
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  • Individuals ages 15 to 19 spent more time sleeping than any other age group. (Data are from the 2015 survey).



Last Modified Date: December 20, 2016