Table 6
Time spent on unpaid care of a child in the household, by working arrangement and age of youngest child, Canada, 2010

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Table 6
Time spent on unpaid care of a child in the household, by working arrangement and age of youngest child, Canada, 2010
Table summary
This table displays the results of time spent on unpaid care of a child in the household. The information is grouped by Working arrangement and age of youngest child appearing as row headers, women, men appearing as column headers, calculated using average number of hours per week as a unit of measure.
Working arrangement and age of youngest child Women Men
average number of hours per week
All women and men 50.1 24.4*
Working arrangement
Respondent was working
Dual earner couples; respondent working full-time 49.8 27.2*
Dual earner couples; respondent working part-time 59.4 40.5*
Single earner couples; respondent working 50.8 25.5*
Lone parents; respondent working 26.9 12.0*
Respondent was not working
Single earner couples; respondent not working 81.3 36.9*
Couples; neither partner working 59.5 36.3E*
Lone parents; respondent not working 30.0 8.1E*
Age of youngest child in the household
0 to 4 67.5 30.2*
5 to 14 37.7 19.7*
E use with caution
* statistically significant difference between women and men at p < 0.05
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2010.
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