According to the Department of Labor, people spent 5 hours and 22 minutes a day on leisure activities in 2012. That's a 9-minute increase from the year prior.
Although that may not seem like a big jump, researchers say it shows the sluggish recovery took a toll on workers.
The survey shows that many people spent 2 hours and 50 minutes of their free time, a day, watching TV.
It also shows that people spent more time playing sports, 2 hours and 32 minutes a day.
People spent 8 hours and 44 minutes a day sleeping.