December 09, 2009 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Hours spent on childcare by mothers and fathers, 200307

Time spent on childcare per day, parents of infants and of older children, 200307
Type of childcare and day Coupled mothers Single mothers Coupled fathers
With youngest child under age 1 With youngest child aged 112 With youngest child under age 1 With youngest child aged 112 With youngest child under age 1 With youngest child aged 112

Total childcare, weekdays

11:05 7:53 8:56 6:51 5:01 4:13

Total childcare, weekend days

11:58 10:31 11:12 9:50 9:31 8:23

These data featured in the TED article, Hours spent on childcare by mothers and fathers, 200307.

 

 

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