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What is your unpaid labour worth? – ABC News

Working for free taking care of your home and family isn’t just skewed along gender lines — it’s costing us more than time and effort.

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Imagine if you were to outsource all the hours you spend working in the home. What is your time “off the clock” really worth?
Who’s doing the most unpaid labour?
The people doing the most unpaid work are married women with dependent children, according to the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey taken prior to the pandemic. They’re also putting in the most hours in total, if you add together paid and unpaid work (75 total hours per week on average, compared with 73 for…

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