body vs document

JavaScript performance comparison

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Which is quicker with jQuery? Binding to document or 'body' ?

Preparation code

<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>

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Test Ops/sec
document
$(document).click(function(e) {



}).click();
pending…
body
$('body').click(function(e) {



}).click();
pending…

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