July 01, 2010

Average time spent caring for household children, 20052009

Average hours per day spent caring for household children under 18, by age of youngest child, for the combined years 20052009
  Average hours per day spent
caring for household children
by persons in households
with youngest child 6 to 17 years
Average hours per day spent
caring for household children
by persons in households
with youngest child under 6

Physical care

0.15 0.81

Education-related activities

0.12 0.08

Reading to/with children

0.02 0.06

Talking to/with children

0.07 0.03

Playing/doing hobbies with children

0.06 0.52

Looking after children

0.04 0.11

Attending children's events

0.08 0.04

Travel related to care of household children

0.16 0.19

Other childcare activities

0.09 0.14

These data featured in the TED article, Average time spent caring for household children, 20052009.

 

 

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