The U.S. government affirms what many of us have long known: women spend a bunch more time doing unpaid household work than men - specifically 10.8 hours more per week. A Bureau of Labor Statistics report found the biggest difference among 25-34-year-olds, with women spending 31.7 hours per week doing the chores. Men (aka boys) spent just 15.8 hours. From Real Time Economics:
But there is one thing to look forward to: The difference between men and women narrows as they get older. Those between 65 and 74 years old had the smallest gap, with women performing just 8.2 hours more household work per week.