Is this How You Spend Your Day? Here’s How the Average American Spends Their Day

Average American

BusinessInsider.com just analyzed Census data to figure out how the average American spends their day. Here’s the full breakdown . . .

  • Sleeping, eight hours and 48 minutes.
  • Working, three hours and 36 minutes. That’s because weekends and unemployed people pull the average way down.
  • Watching TV, two hours and 49 minutes.
  • Doing stuff around the house, one hour and 46 minutes.
  • Leisure activities like surfing the internet, one hour and 29 minutes.
  • Eating and drinking, one hour and 10 minutes.
  • Personal care, including showering, 47 minutes.
  • Shopping, 44 minutes.
  • Taking care of and helping other people, 43 minutes.
  • Socializing and communicating, 43 minutes.
  • Activities like going to church, 33 minutes.
  • Education, 25 minutes.
  • Exercise and sports, 17 minutes.
  • Communicating over the phone, text, and email, eight minutes.

(That comes out to about 24 hours and nine minutes, because of rounding.)

(Business Insider)