People worry about data overload. Fooey. Charts and musings by Nathan Yau.
The American Time Use Survey recently released results for 2018. That makes 15 years of data. What's different? What's the same?
As industries change and interests shift, some bachelor's degrees grow more popular while others become less so.
The day-to-day changes a lot when you have kids. However, it seems to change more for women than it does for men.
I compared time use for those with children under 18 against those without. Here's where the minutes go.
We know that more education usually equals more income, but as the cost of education continues to rise, the challenge to earn a college degree also increases.
Looking at the 100 most common jobs people switched to, a timeline comes into view when we adjust the relative switch rates by age.
What percentage of households fall into lower-, middle-, and upper-income levels when you adjust for household size?
The meaning of "middle-income" changes a lot depending on where you live and your household size.
When one goes down, so does the other. If only there were a way to keep more people healthy.
Everyone's relationship timeline is a little different. This animation plays out real-life paths to marriage.
We know that people are marrying later in life, but that's not the only shift. The whole relationship timeline is stretching.
How do couples meet now and how has it changed over the years? Watch the rankings play out over six decades.
"So how'd you two meet?" There's always a story, but the general ways people meet are usually similar. Here are the most common.
Using the past couple of years of data from the American Time Use Survey, I simulated a working day for men and women to see how schedules differ. Watch it play out in this animation.
Some jobs are common nationwide, because they are needed everywhere. Others are more specific to geography. See where job falls on the spectrum.