How the Typical American Day Has Changed in the Last 15 Years
– Average time spent on activity: 5.63 hours/day (-1.1% 15-year change)
– Population engaged in activity: 8.6% (+4.9% 15-year change)
– Average time spent on activity: 5.69 hours/day
– Population engaged in activity: 8.2%
More people are engaged in educational activities (attending or taking a class, doing homework and research, and any related travel) now than they were 15 years ago.
The number of adult students is rising, and an increase in educational models that allow students to maintain their jobs and family life while learning, are both possible factors in this statistic.