The Countries Where Men Do the Most Housework

Slovenian men, pat yourselves on the back. You'll pulling your load. According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Slovenian men do the most unpaid housework per day. India is at the bottom of this chart, which Matt Phillips of The Atlantic suggests may be due to gender inequality in that country.

American men score about 82 minutes a day. That's probably close to my time.

I am curious how the researchers defined housework, which may vary from culture to culture.

-via Nag on the Lake


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So many variables. Kids make a lot more cleaning to do. Cleaning is just one thing -there's also cooking, shopping, laundry, home repair, yard work, dishes, garbage, etc. And some people count child care as housework, others don't. And your cleaning crew sounds like more than one person working at a time.
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This is completely unbelievable. I am male. I live alone. A cleaning crew delivers 120 work minutes of cleaning every two weeks. That would be 8 minutes per day. On the high end, stay at home fathers and caretaker children that I know would say that housework takes up 500 minutes per day.
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