The American Time Use Survey (ATUS) measures the amount of time people spend doing various activities, such as paid work, childcare, volunteering, and socializing.
Percent of employed people who worked at home and at their workplace on days worked, 2022 annual averages Status Percent who worked at workplace Percent who worked at home
Less than a high school diploma
High school graduates, no college
Some college or associate degree
Bachelor's degree or higher
Data for educational attainment refer to persons 25 years and over.
Work at home refers to both scheduled and unscheduled work done at home.
In 2022, 34 percent of employed persons did some or all of their work at home on days they
worked, and 69 percent of employed persons did some or all of their work at their workplace.
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Fourteen percent of the U.S. population provides eldercare--unpaid care for someone with a
condition related to aging--to others. On a given day, 28 percent of eldercare providers
engage in eldercare, spending an average of 3.6 hours in eldercare activities.
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On an average day in 2022, nearly everyone age 15 and older (95 percent) engaged in some sort of leisure and sport activity, such as watching TV, socializing, or exercising. Of those who engaged in leisure and sports activities, men spent more time in these activities (5.8 hours) than did women (5.1 hours). read more »
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