Gender Inequality

For American couples, gender gaps in sharing household responsibilities persist amid pandemic

Do you feel your partner puts in a fair shift when it comes to household responsibilites? Image: Unsplash/Jimmy Dean

Amanda Barroso

Writer/editor - Social Trends, Pew Research Center

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On average, people seem to be just as satisfied with their relationship now, as they were one year ago. Image: Survey of U.S. adults conducted Oct. 13-19, 2020.
On average, satisfaction levels have increased for men, but fallen for women. Image: Survey of U.S. adults conducted Oct. 13-19, 2020.
Since 2017, male satisfaction with the time they spend with their kids has increased greatly. Image: Survey of U.S. adults conducted Oct. 13-19, 2020.
The greatest disagreement is over finances, where both genders feel they do more to help. Image: Survey of U.S. adults conducted Oct. 13-19, 2020.

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