The bar chart indicates the number of leisure hours enjoyed by men and women in a typical week in 1998-99, according to gender and employment status.
Overall, the chart illustrates that in the categories for which statistics on male were available, they enjoyed at least ten hours more than their female counterparts.
Among those employed full time hours, men had 50 hours of leisure, whereas women hadjust less than40 hours. There were no figures given for male part time workers, but enjoyed hours by female were 40. In the unemployed and retired categories,males enjoyed more leisure time, having over 80 hours, compared with 70 hours for females.In fact, housewives enjoyed approximately 55 hours of leisure, on average. There were no figures given for men means that women spent more time working at home than men.