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Time surveys

The statistics provide a picture of people's everyday life and show how the population spends its time on various activities, such as leisure and housework. The statistics show differences in the use of time among women and men, and how the use of time varies in different phases in life.

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Men increase their share of unpaid housework


Women are spending less time on housework while men are spending more. This is illustrated in Statistics Sweden’s time use survey. On average, women spent 14 minutes less on unpaid housework per day in 2010 compared to 2000. Men spent more time on unpaid housework compared to 2000; in total men worked 11 minutes longer on average.

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Title Language Type Date
A question about time Swedish Report 2022-05-02
Swedish Time Use Survey 2010/11 Swedish with elements of English Rapport 2012-07-02
Time for everyday life Swedish Rapport 2003-04-15
The Swedish Time Use Survey 1990/91, tables Swedish Rapport 1992-10-01
At all times – How women and men use their time 1990/91 Swedish Rapport 1992-09-01

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