How People Spend Their Lives

Someone has calculated how a typical lifespan of 70 years is spent. Here is the estimate:

Sleep—23 years—32.9%

Work—16 years—22.8%

TV—8 years—11.4%

Eating—6 years—8.6%

Travel—6 years—8.6%

Leisure—4.5 years—6.5%

Illness—4 years—5.7%

Dressing—2 years—2.8%

Religion—0.5 years—0.7%

Total—70 years

Source: Our Daily Bread, November 25, 1992
Submitted by the homiletics class of West Coast Baptist College

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