Dataset: Proportion of time spent on unpaid domestic and care work, by sex


This dataset contains information about the total numbers of hours and minutes per day spent on unpaid work, disaggregated by sex in 1997 and 2006.

(a) Person aged 15 years and over.

(b) Data based on person's primary activity. For more information on definition of primary activity see the ABS Work and Family Balance glossary.

(c) Some differences between 1997 and 2006 may partially be due to coding changes in 2006 rather than actual changes. For further information see Explanatory Notes in How Australians Use Their Time, 2006 (cat. no. 4153.0).
(d) Aggregated time for primary activity averaged across all persons.
(e) For definition of unpaid work see Work and Family Balance glossary.
Source: ABS How Australians Use Their Time, (cat. no. 4153.0);
ABS data available on request, Time Use Survey.

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