Time spent on laundry

average hours per week, 1920–2014

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The first data point is for town housewives, the second data point for all housewives, and the final data point for both genders. First two data points are from Table 3 in Valerie Ramey’s “Time Spent in Home Production in the Twentieth-Century United States: New Estimates from Old Data”; final data point is from the BLS.

Source: Econweb and BLS via Sarah Skwire