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Here's how the average American with a full-time job spends a typical workday. Notes: The figures come from the American Time Use Survey, which is conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The numbers are, of course, averages. So parents may spend much more time, say, caring for children, while people without children will spend no time at all. And, yes, we know it's silly to have time down to the second.
100 Years Of Immigrants In America, In Two Graphs: Immigrants make up roughly the same share of the U.S. population today as they did a century ago. But changes in the global economy, and in U.S. immigration law, have dramatically shifted where U.S. immigrants are coming from. A century ago, U.S. immigrants were overwhelmingly European. Today, Latin America and Asia are the big drivers of U.S. immigration, and Europe accounts for just a small fraction of the whole.
NPR's Planet Money shows Americans how we allocation our spending. Based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data.
The Perks of Working From Home [INFOGRAPHIC] from Mashable. The infographic below, from CarInsurance.org, details the benefits of telecommuting. The current workforce totals more than 128 million people, and while eight out of 10 people say they would like to work from home, only half are able to cut out their average 25.1-minute commutes.