Making a correct comparison between a housewife and working men is a bit difficult as both works in a different line of business however different parameters can be picked to analyze the number of man hours which is put by each individual. Let’s look at the daily routine of an average housewife -
Thus, if we look at the broad categories of work which is done by an average housewife, it turns out that every housewife puts in around 8-9 hours. If we consider average working hours in organizations, it comes out to be the same number. Men spend the same amount of time in offices.
The only difference which can be considered is that the men in offices get weekly offs, however, housewives don’t get this time off. Still, this can be compensated with the working men having long days and meetings which they need to attend in their off hours.
To sum it up, both put in an approximately same amount of energy and dedication for the family to run smoothly.