Word on the Street: New study reveals Americans are sleeping more, working less

A new study from the U.S. Department of Labor says that Americans are sleeping more and working less. Of the 11,000 people older than 15

News 12 Brooklyn took to the streets to

News 12 Brooklyn took to the streets to ask residents how they spend their day.

BROOKLYN - A new study from the U.S. Department of Labor says that Americans are sleeping more and working less.

Of the 11,000 people older than 15 that were surveyed, the average person is getting eight hours and 45 minutes of sleep a night, and watching TV is their top hobby. News 12 Brooklyn took to the streets to ask residents how they spend their day.

Several people said they work out and relax in their spare time. Others said they go out to bars, and some mentioned hobbies such as practicing an instrument.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 hit the streets of Brooklyn to 1 Word on the Street: Leggings on a plane
Police have released surveillance video of a suspect 2 The Buzz: Brooklyn deli shooting suspect
Police say Jeffrey Rice, of Huntington Station, snuck 3 Man faces new charges in Thanksgiving home invasion
The players gave out Nets gift bags, signed 4 Brooklyn Nets players surprise cancer patients
The popular Rockville Centre's restaurant is one of 5 Tasty Tuesday: Cabo at Nassau Coliseum

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE