Average hours per day spent in selected leisure and sports activities by sex, employment status, and day

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Average hours per day spent in selected leisure and sports activities by sex, employment status, and day, 2016 annual averages
Activity Men, weekday Men, weekend day Women, weekday Women, weekend day Employed men, weekday Employed men, weekend day Employed women, weekday Employed women, weekend day

Total, all leisure and sports activities

4.87 7.04 4.31 5.86 3.68 6.28 3.24 5.34

Socializing and communicating

0.50 0.96 0.53 1.00 0.37 1.02 0.45 1.05

Watching TV

2.61 3.75 2.37 2.89 1.91 3.18 1.67 2.46

Relaxing and thinking

0.32 0.36 0.29 0.33 0.28 0.28 0.20 0.29

Playing games

0.27 0.35 0.17 0.23 0.18 0.28 0.11 0.17

Computer use for leisure, excluding games

0.20 0.18 0.13 0.19 0.17 0.13 0.12 0.19

Reading for personal interest

0.24 0.26 0.29 0.40 0.16 0.18 0.22 0.33

Participating in sports, exercise, and recreation

0.35 0.50 0.24 0.26 0.29 0.52 0.20 0.28

Note: Data refer to persons 15 years and over.