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Why a woman’s work is never over

Thought you were the only woman whose work didn't get over? Well, on average, women stop doing housework at 8pm. Add in a full-time job and they are working 50 hours per week. Four in 10 feel guilty if they leave their house untidy and 92 per cent...

india Updated: Sep 13, 2011 17:39 IST

British women spend more than three weeks on household chores each year, a new research has found. The study revealed that more than 40 per cent get less than an hour of me time a week, using so called free time ironing, washing and dusting, reports the Daily Express.

On average, women stop doing housework at 8pm. Add in a full-time job and they are working 50 hours per week. Four in 10 feel guilty if they leave their house untidy and 92 per cent multi-task, doing several chores at once, the report said.

More than 10 per cent spend four hours a day on household tasks, equal to two months a year, research by electronics company Philips PerfectCare found.

Half of women say lack of time is the main obstacle to keeping the home clean and tidy, with misbehaving children coming second.