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Indicator name

Proportion of time spent on unpaid domestic and care work


Equal sharing of parenting roles and family responsibilities

Indicator description

This indicator measures the proportion of time spent on unpaid domestic and care work. Unpaid domestic and care work includes: household chores, care of household children or adults and shopping for goods and services.

Geographical coverage

Canada, geographical regions of Canada and provinces

Unit of measurement



The average time spent on an activity is a daily average based on a seven day week and the proportion of day is based on a 24 hour day.

Comments and limitations

Excludes territories and institutionalized population.

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