How do Employed and Unemployed People Spend Their Day?

October 22, 2011 in Daily Bulletin

The New York Times analyzed data from the American Time Survey to find differences between how the employed and unemployed spend their time. Some of the interesting trends include:

  • On an average weekday the unemployed sleep an hour more
  • Unemployed people also spend more time on work activities such as cleaning, laundry and yard work
  • They also spend more time in the classroom

To read about some other interesting trends, as well as to use the extremely informative and customizable infographic click here.

Source: The New York Times