The Bureau of Labor Statistics sees how many hours a week that Americans work, and then they release that information as part of the monthly Employment Summary. According to the data, Americans worked an average of 34 hours a week.
Let’s break it down though- here’s the average by age
16 years and older: 38.9
55 and Over: 38.0
By gender? Men worked an average of 41 hours and women did 36. Please note, women spend more of their free time on household work as well.
Then there’s weekend work- 89% worked an average weekday, compared with 31% on an average weekend day. Also people that are self-employed are more likely to work on weekends, 41% compared to 28%.
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