Almost two-thirds (65%) of commutes lasting longer than an hour are by men, according to analysis.
The gender pay gap for full-time workers has fallen to a record low of 8.6%, new figures reveal.
Productivity in the UK rebounded in the second quarter after a weak start to the year, but remained below its pre-crisis average.
The British economy has suffered its weakest six-month growth period since 2011, as the figure for the first quarter was revised lower.
The number of households in England is projected to grow by a smaller amount than previously thought, thanks to new assumptions about fertility, life expectancy and net migration.
Shoppers have defied Brexit concerns to continue their spending spree over the summer, figures show.
Inflation grew more than expected last month, as higher price tags for transport, theatre tickets and autumn clothing raised pressure on household finances.
Inflation is forecast to have edged down in August after a drop in motor fuel costs helped offset a jump in food prices, according to economists.
More migrants from eight eastern European countries are now leaving the UK than coming for the first time since the nations joined the EU in 2004, official figures show.
Net migration to the UK from the EU has fallen to its lowest level in more than five years, official figures show.