March 14, 2013

Which Parent Does More in Your Home?

In the "Modern Parenthood" report, the Pew Research Center asked married and cohabiting parents with children under 18 to compare their workload at home with that of their spouses or partners. Answer the two questions below to find out how you compare with the parents who took our nationwide survey.

When it comes to taking care of your child and household chores and responsibilities, do you do more work, less work or an equal amount of work than your spouse/partner? Choose the one box below that best describes your situation.

When it comes to child care,
do you do

More
Equal
Less

than your spouse/partner?

When it comes to housework,
do you do

More
Equal
Less

than your spouse/partner?

Compared to my spouse/partner...

← I do less Child care I do more →

More child care and
less housework
More child care and
equal housework
More child care and
more housework
Equal child care and
less housework
Equal child care and
equal housework
Equal child care and
more housework
Less child care and
less housework
Less child care and
equal housework
Less child care and
more housework

← I do less Housework I do more →

All Parents
Fathers
Mothers

Compare yourself with:

Select your workload above to compare yourself to the results of the Pew Research survey.

* Figures may not add to 100% because "Don't Know," "Refused" and other voluntary responses not shown.

Source: Gender and Generations Survey, November 2012

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