OMG! Indian men spend only 19 minutes a day in housework, women 298 minutes!
The survey also states that the average Indian man spends around 703 minutes (11 hours a day) on personal care,
Yes, that's right. Indian men just spend around 19 minutes a day (that's only half the time of your favourite daily soap) on routine housework, which is, get ready to hear this, the lowest in the world.
Indian women, on the other hand, spent a whopping 298 (around 5 hours) minutes on daily housework such as cooking, laundry, pets, home maintenance and the likes.
Indian men have more time for leisure
When it comes to leisure activities such as watching TV and other means of entertainment, Indian women spend 221 minutes as compared to 283 minutes for men. Yes, that's right.
According to a survey done by the Organization for Economic co-operation and Development (OECD) Japanese (24), Korean (21) and Chinese (48) are the other Asian men who scored low on the index. This is such a contrast to men from Slovenia who spend around 114 minutes a day on household chores, followed by Denmark and Estonia.
But hold your breath when we tell you what do these men do when their wives are busy cooking and cleaning the house? They are focussing on their won personal care. The survey also states that the average Indian man spends around 703 minutes (11 hours a day) on personal care, which is mostly sleeping, eating and drinking.
Let me also tell you that this is not the only survey that reveals such jaw-dropping statistics, a 2010 survey conducted by the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) in India also concluded that only about 16% of Indian men played an equal or greater role in household chores.
Why an Indian woman is stressed out all the time
1. She is judged: She might be running from pillar to post to keep the house clean, but the moment you see that your house is a mess or a dirty table cloth, you blame her for it.
2. She is under pressure: From in-laws, to relatives and friends, to kids and even their friends she is under pressure to host them and make sure that they have no complaints. Otherwise, log kya kahenge?
3. She lacks rest: Five hours of housework can literally break your bones and the only way to overcome the fatigue is by taking plenty of rest, which sadly an Indian housewife doesn't get as much as she needs. Don't you agree?
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