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I’m going to go out on a limb here and say that most women are fairly time pressed.
But a new Australian Bureau of Statistics Time Use study has found that women aged 35 to 44 have the busiest schedule, between many hours of paid work, child rearing, cleaning and cooking.
According to the survey, men spend one hour more a day than women in paid work, while women do 70% of the housework, spending one hour and 27 minutes a day.
Demographer Mark McCrindle says younger families are still stuck in traditional roles with women doing most of the indoors’ chores.
It’s a stark reminder that while we work to change the career landscape for the better for women and minorities, we also have some battles to win on the domestic front.
What’s the division of labour in your household?