Changes in parents' participation in domestic tasks and care for children from 1986 to 2015 - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 89-652-X2017001


This article compares Canadians fathers' and mothers' participation in domestic tasks and care to children for the past 30 years. The results are based on data from the 2015 and 1986 General Social Survey on Time Use.

Issue Number: 2017001
Author(s): Houle, Patricia; Turcotte, Martin; Wendt, Michael
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  • Correction: June 1, 2017

    The French version of this document corrected 3 data points with respect to time spent commuting. The corrected data reads: “…an average of 17 minutes more on the commute than they had 30 years ago. Annually, this represents over 103 full hours, and 4 more …”

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