They're spending more of it at work and less of it watching television, according to the Labor Department's American Time Use Survey for 2011. They're also sleeping more - 8.71 hours per day, on average, the highest level since 2003. That's what happens when you're working more. Some snippets:
--Among full-time workers (those usually working 35 hours or more per week), men worked longer than women--8.3 hours compared with 7.8 hours.
--On an average day, 83 percent of women and 65 percent of men spent some time doing household activities such as housework, cooking, lawn care, or financial and other household management.
--On an average day, 19 percent of men did housework--such as cleaning or doing laundry--compared with 48 percent of women.
--Watching TV was the leisure activity that occupied the most time (2.8 hours per day), accounting for about half of leisure time, on average, for those age 15 and over.
--Individuals age 75 and over averaged 58 minutes of reading per weekend day. Those 15 to 19 read for an average of 7 minutes per weekend day.
--Adults living in households with children under age 6 spent an average of 2.0 hours per day providing primary childcare to household children.
--Among adults living in households with children under age 6, women spent 1.1 hours providing physical care (bathing or feeding); men spent 26 minutes.