Average weekly hours worked in the U.S. by gender

men and women aged 14 and older, 1900–2005

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Women aged 14 and older9.609.709.809.9010.0010.1010.2010.3010.4010.5010.6010.6310.6610.6910.7210.7510.7810.8110.8410.8710.9010.8510.8010.7510.7010.6510.6010.5510.5010.4510.4010.3610.3210.2810.2410.2010.1610.1210.0810.0410.0010.0610.1210.1810.2410.3010.3610.4210.4810.5410.6010.6910.7810.8710.9611.0511.1411.2311.3211.4111.5011.6011.7011.8011.9012.0012.1012.2012.3012.4012.5012.7112.9213.1313.3413.5513.7613.9714.1814.3914.6014.9515.3015.6516.0016.3516.7017.0517.4017.7518.1018.2218.3418.4618.5818.7018.8218.9419.0619.1819.3019.2219.1419.0618.9818.90
Men aged 14 and older44.8044.8444.8844.9244.9645.0045.0445.0845.1245.1645.2045.0844.9644.8444.7244.6044.4844.3644.2444.1244.0043.4442.8842.3241.7641.2040.6440.0839.5238.9638.4037.9737.5437.1136.6836.2535.8235.3934.9634.5334.1034.1334.1634.1934.2234.2534.2834.3134.3434.3734.4034.1733.9433.7133.4833.2533.0232.7932.5632.3332.1031.8331.5631.2931.0230.7530.4830.2129.9429.6729.4029.1328.8628.5928.3228.0527.7827.5127.2426.9726.7026.8627.0227.1827.3427.5027.6627.8227.9828.1428.3028.2728.2428.2128.1828.1528.1228.0928.0628.0328.0027.8627.7227.5827.4427.30
Total aged 14 and older27.7027.7827.8627.9428.0228.1028.1828.2628.3428.4228.5028.4328.3628.2928.2228.1528.0828.0127.9427.8727.8027.4727.1426.8126.4826.1525.8225.4925.1624.8324.5024.2524.0023.7523.5023.2523.0022.7522.5022.2522.0022.0322.0622.0922.1222.1522.1822.2122.2422.2722.3022.2122.1222.0321.9421.8521.7621.6721.5821.4921.4021.3121.2221.1321.0420.9520.8620.7720.6820.5920.5020.4920.4820.4720.4620.4520.4420.4320.4220.4120.4020.6620.9221.1821.4421.7021.9622.2222.4822.7423.0023.0523.1023.1523.2023.2523.3023.3523.4023.4523.5023.4023.3023.2023.1023.00

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.