What Americans actually do all day long, in 2 graphics

12:56 pm
Wed August 29, 2012

What Americans actually do all day long, in 2 graphics

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What are we doing all day long? The Planet Money team at NPR shows us. Does the average American day portrayed here look like yours?
Here's how the average American with a full-time job spends a typical workday: Here's a more detailed breakdown of two of the categories listed above: Notes: The figures come from the American Time Use Survey, which is conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The numbers are, of course, averages.