The chart below shows the amount of leisure time enjoyed by men and women of different employment status
The chart illustrates the number of hours spent per week on leisure time by men and women of various employment categories in 1998-99. Overall, men spent more hours on leisure activities than women did in the period given. Both genders were most available to free time in the unemployed and retired status while the least accessible to have a rest were employed full time people. Furthermore, there were no data given for men in employed part time bracket and housewives respectively. In terms of unemployed and retired group, men spent about 85 hours per week enjoying leisure time as opposed to women at around 75 hours. As for employed full time men and women comparably on leisure hours, men accounted for almost 50 hours per week, which is 10 hours more than for women. Similarly, employed part time women spent less hours on leisure time about 40 per week in a comparison to almost 50 hours of housewives.