The proportion of respondents working remotely at least one day a week is 33.8%, or 1 in 3. For men only, the figure is 40.7%.
66.1% of women do their remote working in the living room, while the top two spots favored by men are the living room and study/workspace.
When asked which household chore they want to improve at, by far the most popular answer for all respondents was “cooking,” chosen by 66.3% of men and 83.8% of women.
93.0% of respondents regard family time spent around the dining table as important. More than 80% of both men and women are particular about the living room and the kitchen.
70% of all respondents said they like their children to study or play in the living room.
For both men and women, the areas of the home where more space is taken up, or where they would like to have more space, are the living room (84.6%) and the kitchen (38.7%), followed by the walk-in closet (28.7%).
A gulf of over 10% opened up between men and women with regard to using the living room for family time, and also with regard to using the living room for exercise and hobbies. Women prefer to use it for a wide range of activities.
More than 60% of both men and women expressed a desire to have their homes look nicer than other people’s. However, women are slightly more likely than men to want to improve the appearance of their homes.
When asked how they utilize their terrace, veranda, or garden, most respondents in their twenties said they use it for barbecues (59.1%) and other activities, while the preference of respondents who have reached their forties skews more towards gardening (48.4%).
When asked if they had established any new family rules during the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 80% of the respondents said they had started going to wash their hands immediately after getting home.