Text descriptions: Sharing of housework in couple families in 2020

Figure 1: Sharing of housework before COVID and at May–June 2020

Stacked column graph:

  • Before COVID
    • Always female 11%
    • Usually female 36%
    • Equal 45%
    • Usually male 6%
    • Always male 1%
  • May-June 2020
  • Always female 11%
  • Usually female 30%
  • Equal 50%
  • Usually male 7%
  • Always male 2%

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Infographic – Satisfaction with sharing of household work

  • Very satisfied
    • Males 32%
    • Females 17%
  • Satisfied
    • Males 42%
    • Females 35%
  • Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
    • Males 20%
    • Females 24%
  • Dissatisfied
    • Males 6%
    • Females 19%
  • Very dissatisfied
    • Males 0.2%
    • Females 5%
  • Don't know/prefer not to say
    • Males 0.5%
    • Females 0.2%

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Figure 2: Satisfaction with sharing of household tasks, by gender and sharing of household tasks in couples

Stacked column graph

MALE

  • Always/usually female
    • Very satisfied 20%
    • Satisfied 51%
    • Neither 21%
    • Dissatisfied 8%
    • Very dissatisfied 0%
  • Equal
    • Very satisfied 44%
    • Satisfied 39%
    • Neither 15%
    • Dissatisfied 1%
    • Very dissatisfied 1%
  • Always/usually male
    • Very satisfied 24%
    • Satisfied 32%
    • Neither 30%
    • Dissatisfied 14%
    • Very dissatisfied 0%

Female

  • Always/usually female
    • Very satisfied 6%
    • Satisfied 27%
    • Neither 25%
    • Dissatisfied 33%
    • Very dissatisfied 10%
  • Equal
    • Very satisfied 28%
    • Satisfied 43%
    • Neither 22%
    • Dissatisfied 7%
    • Very dissatisfied 0%
  • Always/usually male
    • Very satisfied 35%
    • Satisfied 28%
    • Neither 28%
    • Dissatisfied 8%
    • Very dissatisfied 1%

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Figure 3: Sharing of household tasks by couple employment, all couples

Stacked column graph:

  • Both full-time
    • Always female 4%
    • usually female 24%
    • equal 64%
    • usually/always male 8%
  • Male full-time, female part-time
    • Always female 8%
    • usually female 51%
    • equal 39%
    • usually/always male 3%
  • Male full-time, female not working
    • Always female 22%
    • usually female 44%
    • equal 31%
    • usually/always male 3%
  • Male not working, female working
    • Always female 3%
    • usually female 15%
    • equal 36%
    • usually/always male 46%
  • Other
    • Always female 25%
    • usually female 12%
    • equal 44%
    • usually/always male 19%
  • Neither working
    • Always female 7%
    • usually female 33%
    • equal 58%
    • usually/always male 2%

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Infographic: Females' satisfaction with the way household tasks are shared

Families with both partners working full-time hours

  • Very satisfied
    • Always/usually done by the female 9%
    • equally shared 15%
  • Satisfied
    • Always/usually done by the female 14%
    • equally shared 72%
  • Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
    • Always/usually done by the female 33%
    • equally shared 10%
  • Dissatisfied
    • Always/usually done by the female 37%
    • equally shared 2%
  • Very dissatisfied
    • Always/usually done by the female 7%
    • equally shared 0%

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Figure 4: Sharing of household tasks by age of respondent, and presence of children under 18 years, all couples

Stacked column graph:

  • 18-44 years no kids
    • Always female 9%
    • usually female 20%
    • equal 52%
    • usually/always male 19%
  • 18-34 years with kids
    • Always female 16%
    • usually female 44%
    • equal 35%
    • usually/always male 5%
  • 35-44 years with kids
    • Always female 8%
    • usually female 41%
    • equal 40%
    • usually/always male 11%
  • 45-54 years
    • Always female 6%
    • usually female 38%
    • equal 44%
    • usually/always male 12%
  • 55-64 years
    • Always female 13%
    • usually female 29%
    • equal 53%
    • usually/always male 6%
  • 65+ years
    • Always female 14%
    • usually female 37%
    • equal 48%
    • usually/always male 1%

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