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Period:
Area:
9 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Australia132006
2 Republic of Korea 112009
3 United States102010
4 Canada72010
5 Germany42001-02
5 Italy42008/09
7 France32009
7 United Kingdom32005
9 Japan12011

Note
Data are normalized to 1440 minutes per day. In other words, for those countries for which the time use does not sum up to 1440 minutes, the missing minutes are equally distributed across all activities. Australia: 15 years and over, China: 15-74 years, Hungary: 15-74 years, Norway: 16-74 years, Sweden: 25-64 years. The classification of activities tends to differ across countries: the assignment of time allocated to the activity categories defined by the OECD can only be approximated in some countries where highly detailed data are not available. Caution is thus needed in cross-country comparisons whenever the differences in minutes are not large.

No data for 1 countries.

Source
OECD, Gender equality - Balancing paid work, unpaid work and leisure.

Original source
OECD estimates based on national time use surveys. Methodological documentation on national time-use surveys used for the estimates is in Miranda V. (2011) "Cooking, Caring and Volunteering: Unpaid Work Around the World", Miranda, V. (2011), "Cooking, Caring and Volunteering: Unpaid Work Around the World", OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers, No. 116, OECD Publishing. doi: 10.1787/5kghrjm8s142-en.

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = 0.019425 X +6.592
Correlation coefficient (r)0.158
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.025

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = 1020.062794 X +39275.165
Correlation coefficient (r)0.427
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.182

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -0.124490 X +82.786
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.317
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.100

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -0.009655 X +1.603
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.145
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.021

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = 0.459576 X +8.763
Correlation coefficient (r)0.451
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.203