Table 11A. Time spent in leisure and sports activities for the civilian population by selected characteristics, annual averages, all days of week
Characteristic Average hours per day spent in leisure and sports activities, all days of week
Total, all
leisure
and
sports
activities
Partic-
ipating
in sports,
exercise, and re-
creation
Social-
izing
and
commun-
icating
Watching
TV
Reading Relaxing/
thinking
Playing
games
and
comp-
uter
use for
leisure
Other
leisure
and
sports
activities,
including
travel(1)
Sex

Men

Women

Age

Civilian noninstitutional population, 15 years and over

15 to 19 years

20 to 24 years

25 to 34 years

35 to 44 years

45 to 54 years

55 to 64 years

65 to 74 years

75 years and over

Race and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

White

Black or African American

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Employment status

Employed

Full-time workers

Part-time workers

Not employed

Earnings of full-time wage and salary workers (single jobholders only)(2)

Earnings <= 25th percentile

Earnings from 25th to 50th percentiles

Earnings from 50th to 75th percentiles

Earnings > 75th percentile

Presence and age of children

No household children under 18

Household children under 18

Children 13 to 17 years, none younger

Children 6 to 12 years, none younger

Youngest child under 6 years

Marital status and sex

Married, spouse present

Men

Women

Other marital statuses

Men

Women

Educational attainment, 25 years and over

Less than a high school diploma

High school graduates, no college

Some college or associate degree

Bachelor's degree and higher

Bachelor's degree only

Advanced degree

Footnotes:
(1) Includes other leisure and sports activities, not elsewhere classified, and travel related to leisure and sports activities.
(2) These values are based on usual weekly earnings. The earnings data are limited to wage and salary workers (both incorporated and unincorporated self-employed workers are excluded).

NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, data refer to persons 15 years and over. Persons of Hispanic or Latino ethnicity may be of any race.

 

Last Modified Date: June 27, 2017