Posts Tagged ‘leisure’

The U.S. ranks 27th in leisure and personal care

5 November 2013 2 comments

According to the OECD Better Life Index, Americans spend an average of 14.27 hours per day “on leisure and personal care, including sleeping and eating.” That is enough to make the United States rank twenty-seventh out of thirty-six countries ranked in that category. Denmark ranks first, with 16.06 hours per day dedicated to leisure and personal care.

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The U.S. ranks 12th in leisure time

5 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the OECD, the average American spends 24% of her or his day in leisure activities, which makes the United States rank twelfth out of eighteen OECD nations in that category. Belgium ranks first, at 27.7%, and Mexico ranks last, at 15.8%. The OECD average is 24.1%.