How Americans Spend Their Day
The American Time Use Survey measures how people spend their day. Participants, aged 15 or older, keep track of everything they do for a day and are then interviewed over telephone. Based on responses from thousands between 2005 and 2009, this shows estimates for the percentage of people spending time sleeping, eating, etc during the hours of the day. Read more...
The essentials — sleeping, eating, and working — take up the better part of the day, often ended with watching television.