INTERACTIVE: How Americans Are Using Their Time

By Joe Gullo

Published 06/23 2014 11:46AM

Updated 06/23 2014 12:06PM

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report called the American Time Use Survey. The annual report includes information on the average amount of time Americans worked, did household activities, and engaged in leisure and sports activities.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly everyone age 15 and over (95 percent) engaged in some sort of leisure activity, such as watching TV, socializing, or exercising.

Click on a heading to sort the table by that metric.

*The department notes for 2013, the Government shutdown did impact data collection from October 1 - October 16.

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