Unpaid work in 2020 Women did 50% more domestic and family work than men in 2020 - but men catching up
Between 2012 and 2022, part-time employment grew three times more than full-time employment
20.05.2021 - In 2020, the total time spent on paid and unpaid work was roughly 46 hours per week for both men and women. Women consistently spent more time on domestic and family work than did men
(28.7 hours per week compared with 19.1 hours). For men the opposite held true: on average they spent more time on paid employment (25.3 hours per week compared with 15.8 hours by women). The amount of time men spend on domestic and family work has, however, been increasing since 2010, while their paid working hours have declined. These are some of the findings from the Federal Statistical Office’s (FSO) Swiss Labour Force Survey.
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