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Table 29.9 Time spent doing unpaid work, by sex, 2008

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Table 29.9 Time spent doing unpaid work, by sex, 2008
  Total Males Females
  %
Housework, inside the household      
No hours 13 16 10
Fewer than 5 hours 24 29 19
5 to 14 hours 38 38 38
15 hours or more 25 18 33
Housework, outside the household      
No hours 85 82 88
Fewer than 10 hours 13 16 11
10 hours or more 2 2 2
Looking after children, inside the household1      
No hours 14 18 10
Fewer than 15 hours 17 24 10
15 hours or more 69 58 80
Looking after children, outside the household      
No hours 83 85 82
Fewer than 5 hours 7 7 7
5 hours or more 9 8 11
Providing care or assistance to seniors, inside the household      
No hours 82 84 82
Fewer than 10 hours 8 9 7
10 hours or more 10 8 12
Providing care or assistance to seniors, outside the household      
No hours 87 88 85
Fewer than 5 hours 10 9 10
5 hours or more 4 3 5
Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 89-640-X.
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