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Table 2 Distribution of time spent in major activity categories

From: Daily metabolic expenditures: estimates from US, UK and polish time-use data

  Poland UK USA
Minutes per day Mean St d Mean St d Mean St d
Sleep and personal care 624.6 166.9 630.3 124.1 619.1 144.1
Paid work 234.2 262 226.6 253 257.5 266
Unpaid work and education 153.3 138.2 145.8 134 124.5 147.5
Care of others 53.2 100.1 45.1 82.5 56.0 103.8
Exercise, walking, cycling 33.3 62.8 29.2 65.1 26.9 70.5
At home leisure 217.8 145.4 242.1 154 241.6 189.7
Away from home leisure 17.9 52.5 22.4 57.1 25.2 69.9
Travel 64.9 63.3 92.o 78.8 77.8 78.4
Other, missing 40.7 238 6.5 31.4 10.9 46.6
  1440 n = 48,996 1440 n = 11,993 1440 n = 53,046