August 16: Who Americans spend their time with, by age

Time spent alone steadily increases with age.

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Source: Our World in Data
Published: March 2021

Who Americans spend their time with, by age

According to American Time Use surveys conducted between 2009 and 2019, time spent alone ranks high throughout life and steadily increases with age.  

Time spent with family and with coworkers have an inverse relationship; around age 20, family time is replaced by coworker time until retirement age.

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