Market-hours means paid work. The most market hours worked by women are worked in China. This results in a very large female workforce given China’s big population. Eastern Asia, the region where China is located, has the second longest average market-hours worked by women: 4 hours and 30 minutes daily.
The longest market-hours worked by women are worked in Southeastern Africa, where 4 hours 32 minutes are worked daily on average.
The shortest female market-hours are worked in South America, where the average woman spends 2 hours and 12 minutes doing paid work each day. Men do the least domestic labour in South America.