Roughly 1 in 10 of the American workforce is unemployed, but that doesn’t mean that they’re sitting idle, doing nothing. They’ve found other forms of labor to occupy their time.
The American Time Use Survey asked thousands of American residents to recall every minute of a day. Here is how people over age 15 spent their time in 2008. I wish the data for more recent years were available in this format, but this interactive metric chart gives you a peek at what our days are spent doing.