Chinese women work longer unpaid than men: report

Chinese women work for longer periods without pay than men, according to a survey by the National Bureau of Statistics published on Friday, China Securities Journal reported.

Compared with men, women spend an extra 81 minutes on housework, according to the report.

Chinese women undertake an average of 3 hours and 48 minutes of unpaid work every day, including housework and taking care of children and the elderly, and more than 3 hours and 35 minutes paid. Men, on the other hand, only work an average of one hour and 32 minutes unpaid and 5 hours and 15 minutes paid.