Average weekly hours worked in the U.S. by age group

1900–2005

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Ages 10-13 5.205.064.924.784.644.504.364.224.083.943.803.583.363.142.922.702.482.262.041.821.601.531.461.391.321.251.181.111.040.970.900.810.720.630.540.450.360.270.180.090.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Ages 14-17 20.7020.5620.4220.2820.1420.0019.8619.7219.5819.4419.3019.0618.8218.5818.3418.1017.8617.6217.3817.1416.9016.3615.8215.2814.7414.2013.6613.1212.5812.0411.5010.9010.309.709.108.507.907.306.706.105.505.565.625.685.745.805.865.925.986.046.105.945.785.625.465.305.144.984.824.664.504.464.424.384.344.304.264.224.184.144.104.144.184.224.264.304.344.384.424.464.504.444.384.324.264.204.144.084.023.963.903.903.903.903.903.903.903.903.903.903.903.703.503.303.102.90
Ages 18-24 29.4029.3729.3429.3129.2829.2529.2229.1929.1629.1329.1029.2129.3229.4329.5429.6529.7629.8729.9830.0930.2029.8329.4629.0928.7228.3527.9827.6127.2426.8726.5026.2726.0425.8125.5825.3525.1224.8924.6624.4324.2024.1724.1424.1124.0824.0524.0223.9923.9623.9323.9023.8623.8223.7823.7423.7023.6623.6223.5823.5423.5023.3723.2423.1122.9822.8522.7222.5922.4622.3322.2022.2322.2622.2922.3222.3522.3822.4122.4422.4722.5022.5522.6022.6522.7022.7522.8022.8522.9022.9523.0022.9622.9222.8822.8422.8022.7622.7222.6822.6422.6022.2621.9221.5821.2420.90
Ages 25-54 29.6029.7529.9030.0530.2030.3530.5030.6530.8030.9531.1031.0430.9830.9230.8630.8030.7430.6830.6230.5630.5030.2129.9229.6329.3429.0528.7628.4728.1827.8927.6027.4627.3227.1827.0426.9026.7626.6226.4826.3426.2026.2426.2826.3226.3626.4026.4426.4826.5226.5626.6026.6426.6826.7226.7626.8026.8426.8826.9226.9627.0027.0427.0827.1227.1627.2027.2427.2827.3227.3627.4027.4627.5227.5827.6427.7027.7627.8227.8827.9428.0028.3628.7229.0829.4429.8030.1630.5230.8831.2431.6031.6531.7031.7531.8031.8531.9031.9532.0032.0532.1031.9431.7831.6231.4631.30
Ages 55-64 26.8027.0427.2827.5227.7628.0028.2428.4828.7228.9629.2029.0128.8228.6328.4428.2528.0627.8727.6827.4927.3027.0226.7426.4626.1825.9025.6225.3425.0624.7824.5024.1923.8823.5723.2622.9522.6422.3322.0221.7121.4021.4521.5021.5521.6021.6521.7021.7521.8021.8521.9021.9522.0022.0522.1022.1522.2022.2522.3022.3522.4022.4122.4222.4322.4422.4522.4622.4722.4822.4922.5022.1521.8021.4521.1020.7520.4020.0519.7019.3519.0019.0819.1619.2419.3219.4019.4819.5619.6419.7219.8019.9720.1420.3120.4820.6520.8220.9921.1621.3321.5021.8222.1422.4622.7823.10
Ages 65 and older19.3019.2719.2419.2119.1819.1519.1219.0919.0619.0319.0018.7318.4618.1917.9217.6517.3817.1116.8416.5716.3016.1516.0015.8515.7015.5515.4015.2515.1014.9514.8014.3713.9413.5113.0812.6512.2211.7911.3610.9310.5010.3810.2610.1410.029.909.789.669.549.429.309.038.768.498.227.957.687.417.146.876.606.426.246.065.885.705.525.345.164.984.804.644.484.324.164.003.843.683.523.363.203.213.223.233.243.253.263.273.283.293.303.333.363.393.423.453.483.513.543.573.603.723.843.964.084.20

The average hours worked per person per week in the United States, aged 14 and above. Does not include home production.

Source: Ramey, V.A. and Francis, N., 2009. A century of work and leisure. American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 1(2), pp.189-224.