Table 7
Time spent on household domestic work, by working arrangement, Canada, 2010

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Table 7
Time spent on household domestic work, by working arrangement, Canada, 2010
Table summary
This table displays the results of time spent on household domestic work. The information is grouped by working arrangement appearing as row headers, women and men appearing as column headers, calculated using average number of hours per week as a unit of measure.
Working arrangement Women Men
average number of hours per week
All women and men 13.8 8.3*
Working arrangement
Respondent was working
Dual earner couples; respondent working full-time 13.9 8.6*
Dual earner couples; respondent working part-time 21.0 11.8*
Single earner couples; respondent working 15.2 8.8*
Singles; respondent working 7.7 6.1*
Respondent was not working
Single earner couples; respondent not working 23.4 14.6*
Couples; neither partner working 17.3 10.6*
Singles; respondent not working 10.0 6.3*
* statistically significant difference between women and men at p < 0.05
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2010.
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