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National Averages

Top 10 Uses of Time in a Typical Day
(minutes per 24 hours)

1.  sleeping (513 minutes)
2.  working at main job (199)
3.  watching TV (155)
4.  eating and drinking (67)
5.  washing, dressing, grooming (40)
6.  socializing (39)
7.  food and drink preparation (24)
8.  interior house cleaning (23)
9.  reading for personal interest (22)
10. relaxing, thinking (19)

 

Average Morning Wake-up Time     
    Monday-Friday                                 7:00AM
    Saturday/Sunday                              7:59AM

Percent Who Eat at a Restaurant
on a Typical Day                                   28%

Percent Who Exercise
on a Typical Day                                   18%

 

source: estimates for the population age 15+
by the Time Use Institute, based on the
American Time Use Survey for 2005, 2006, and 2007

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