Department of Labor Logo United States Department of Labor
Dot gov

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

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.

 

 

OF INTEREST
spotlight

Recent editions of Spotlight on Statistics

triangle