The Bureau of Labour Statistics recently released the results of the 2014 American Time Use Survey, in which about 11,600 Americans are asked how they spent their time on a particular day. BLS took a closer look at how Americans spend their leisure time, breaking the results out by gender, age, and education.
One interesting result was that older Americans on average watch TV for a much longer time than younger Americans. The average time spent watching TV in the teenage and young adult age groups all fell between two and two and a half hours per day, while 65-74 year olds watched an average of four hours per day, and those over 75 an average of four and a half hours:
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