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New York City

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

1.  sleeping (505 minutes)
2.  working at main job (180)
3.  watching TV (168)
4.  eating and drinking (71)
5.  washing, dressing, grooming (41)
6.  socializing (37)
7.  reading for personal interest (34)
8.  interior house cleaning (26)
9.  food and drink preparation (25)
10. relaxing, thinking (22)

 

Average Morning Wake-up Time     
    Monday-Friday                                 6:49AM
    Saturday/Sunday                              7:38AM

Percent Who Eat at a Restaurant
on a Typical Day                                   27%

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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