Time Use Studies

This database was compiled by Dr Kimberly Fisher. Please advise us of any details of time use studies of which you are aware for which we do not have details (or a complete record). References to this document should be cited as:

Fisher, Kimberly, with Jenifer Tucker. Contributions from Evrim Altintas, Matthew Bennett, Antony Jahandar, Jiweon Jun, and other members of the Time Use Team (2013) Technical Details of Time Use Studies. Last updated 15 July 2013. Oxford: Centre for Time Use Research, University of Oxford. http://www.timeuse.org/information/studies/

* indicates that on-line documentation is available
H indicates the study is included in the Harmonised European Time Use Studies (HETUS) project
L indicates longitudinal time use studies
M indicates data from this study are included in the Multinational Time Use Study (MTUS)
A indicates data from this study are included in the American Heritage Time Use Study (AHTUS)

Countries and Years When Time Diary Studies Conducted

 A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z  
Country Recent Studies Studies 1960-1989 Studies Before 1960
Albania 2009-2010H, 1996*H None None
Argentina 2005* None None
Armenia 2008 None None
Australia 2013, 2009-2010, 2007-2010*, 2006*M, 2005-2006*, 2004-2010*L, 2003-2004*, 1997*M, 1996-2009*L 1992M 1987M, 1982, 1981, 1977, 1976, 1974aM, 1974b None
Austria 2008-2009*H, 1992M 1981* None
Bangladesh None 1976, 1974 None
Belgium 2013-2014a*H, 2013-2014b*, 1999*, 1998-2000*H, 1992-2002*L 1988, 1984, 1970-1974, 1966M None
Benin 1998* None None
Bolivia 2001 None None
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2009-2010H None None
Botswana None 1980s* None
Brazil 2010, 2001, 1998* 1987a*, 1987b*, 1977, mid-1970s* None
Bulgaria 2009-2010*H, 2001-2002*H, 1996*H 1988*M, 1985, 1976-1977a, 1976-1977b, 1970-1971, 1965 1958
Burkina Faso None 1967 None
Canada 2010*M, 2005*, 1998-2002*L, 1998a*M, 1998b, 1997*, 1992M 1986-1987, 1986M, 1981*LM, 1980 1971-1972M, 1971, 1968L None
Chad 1995 None None
Chile 1999* None None
China 2008*, 2005 None None
Colombia 2012 None None
Cote d'Ivoire None 1979 None
Croatia 2010*H None None
Czechoslovakia 1990* 1979-1980, 1965M None
Denmark 2008-2009HL, 2001*HL 1987M, 1982, 1975, 1972, 1964*M, 1961 None
Djibouti 2012 None None
Dominican Republic 1995* None None
East Germany 1990a, 1990b 1979, 1966M None
Ecuador 2007*, 2005*, 1999 None None
Estonia 2009-2010*H, 1999-2000*H, 1996*H None None
Ethiopia 2012-2013 None None
European Union 2010+*H, 2000+*H, 1996*H, 1994-2001*L None None
Fiji None 1987 None
Finland 2009-2010*H, 1999-2000*HM, 1996*H 1987-1988M, 1979M None
France 2009-2010*HM, 1998-1999*HM, 1996 1989, 1987-1988, 1985-1986*M, 1983a, 1983b, 1981a, 1981b, 1979-1980, 1979a, 1979b, 1979c, 1978, 1976, 1974-1975*M, 1972a, 1972b, 1967, 1966M, 1965, 1963-1964 1958a, 1958b, 1947
Gambia None None 1952
Germany 2012-2013*H, 2001-2002*H, 1991-1992*M, 1990 see also East and West Germany None
Ghana 2009*, 1991-1999*L None None
Greece 2013-2014*H, 1996*H None None
Guatemala 2000 None None
Guinea 2002-2003 None None
Hungary 2009-2010*H, 1999-2000*HL 1996*H, 1993, 1992 1986-1987, 1976-1977LM, 1965M, 1963 None
India 2010, 1998-1999*, 1996*, 1990-1991, 1990sa, 1990sb, 1990sc, 1990sd, 1990se, 1990sf 1980s, 1976-1977 1975-2006*, None
Indonesia 2005, 2004, 1998-1999* 1977-1978, 1976, 1975-1976, 1972-1973 None
Ireland 2011-2012*, 2007-2008*, 2005*, 1996*H None None
Israel 1991-1992*M, 1990 1970 None
Italy 2008-2009*H, 2002-2003H, 1996*H 1989*M, 1983, 1980s, 1979-1980M, 1975, 1973 None
Japan 2011*, 2006*, 2005*, 2001, 2000, 1996, 1995, 1993-2004*L, 1991a, 1991b, 1990s, 1990 1986, 1985, 1981, 1980, 1976, 1975, 1973, 1972, 1970, 1965, 1960-1961 1941-1942
Kenya None 1988, 1970s None
Laos 1998 None None
Latvia 2003*H, 1996*H 1987, 1971-1973 None
Lesotho 2002-2003 None None
Lithuania 2003*H, 1997*H None None
Luxembourg 1996*H None None
Macedonia 2009-2010H, 1996*H None None
Madagascar 2001 None None
Malaysia 1990-1991 None None
Mali 1994 None None
Mauritius 2003* None None
Mexico 2011*, 2002-2012*L, 1998*, 1996 None 1955
Mongolia 2000* None None
Morocco 1997-1998* None None
Multinational 2007-2008*, 2003-2004*, 2003*, 2001, 1992*, 1991-1994, 1990sa, 1990sb, 1990sc, 1990sd 1983, 1981*, 1980-1990, 1980, 1960-1990 None
Nepal 1998-1999 1980s, 1977 None
The Netherlands 2011-2012*H, 2005*M, 2000*HM, 1995*M, 1990aM, 1990b 1988*, 1985*M, 1980M, 1975M None
New Zealand 2013*, 2009-2010*, 1998-1999*, 1990 None None
Nicaragua 1998* 1970s None
Nigeria 1998* None None
Norway 2010*H, 2000-2001*HM, 1990-1991*M 1980-1981*M, 1971-1972M None
Oman 1999* None None
Pakistan 2007*, 1990-1991 1986-1989L None
Palestine 2012-2013*, 1999-2000* None None
Papua New Guinea None 1977, 1962 None
Peru None 1974, 1966M None
The Philippines 2000 1977, 1976, 1975 None
Poland 2013*H, 2003*H, 1996*H 1984, 1978, 1975-1976, 1968-1969, 1965M 1920s
Portugal 2001-2003L, 1999*H, 1996a, 1996b*H 1987 None
Republic of Kiribati 2001-2002* None None
Republic of Korea 2014, 2009*M, 2005a*, 2005b, 2004, 2000, 1999*, 1995, 1990 1987, 1985, 1983, 1981, 1980s None
Republic of Vanuatu 1999, 1995 1984 None
Romania 2011-2012*H, 2001*H, 1996*H, 1991 1969 None
Russia 1999, 1994, 1993, 1992-2007*L 1976
see also USSR
1921-1936, see also USSR
Rwanda None 1976 None
Samoa 1991 None None
Saudi Arabia None 1980s None
Serbia 2010-2011H None None
Slovak Republic 2006*H, 1996*H None None
Slovenia 2000-2001*HM, 1996*H See Yugoslavia 1965 None
South Africa 2000*M, None None
Spain 2009-2010*HM, 2008*M, 2002-2003a*HM, 2002-2003b*M, 1997-1998*M, 1996a*H, 1996b, 1992-1993*M, 1991, 1990a, 1990b 1984 None
Sweden 2010-2011*H, 2000-2001*H, 1996*H, 1993, 1990-1991M 1984-1994L*, 1984-1985*, 1982-1983, 1981-1982 None
Switzerland 2003*, 1990s 1979, 1977, 1972 1949
Taiwan 2004*, 2000* 1987* None
Tanzania 2005* 1976 None
Thailand 2000-2001*, 1990-1991 None None
Turkey 2013, 2011-2012H, 2006*H, 2003*L, 1996*H 1986 None
Tuvalu 2003 None None
Uganda None 1976 None
United Kingdom 2014-2015*HM, 2012-2013*, 2010*, 2007-2012*L, 2007a, 2007b*, 2006-2007*, 2006-2007*, 2006, 2005*M, 2004-2005*L, 2001*, 2000-2001a*HM, 2000-2001b*, 2000-2001c*, 1999-2004*L, 1999, 1998-2001*L, 1998-1999*, 1997-1999*L, 1997a*H, 1997b, 1997c, 1995a*M, 1995b*, 1991-2010*L, 1986-1997*L 1987M, 1986-1987, 1986a*, 1986b, 1983-1984a*, 1983-1984b*M, 1981, 1980-1982*, 1980a, 1980b*, 1974-1978*L, 1974-1975*M, 1973*, 1972, 1972b, 1970*, 1970s , 1964*, 1962, 1961*M 1953, 1952, 1951, 1950, 1948, 1947, 1939, 1937-1938, 1933, 1929-1932, 1909-1913
USA 2009-2013*MA, 2009*L, 2006-2008*MA, 2006*, 2005-2008*L, 2002-2008*, 2005*, 2004-2005*MA, 2003a*MA, 2003b, 2001-2002*, 2001a, 2001b, 1999*, 1999-2000, 1999-2001*MA, 1998-1999a*MA, 1998-1999bL 1997-2008*L, 1997-2007*L, 1997-2001*L, 1997-1998*, 1996*, 1995-1996, 1995, 1994-1995*MA, 1992-1994*MA, 1990-1993L, 1990-1991a, 1990-1991b*, 1990sa, 1990sc, 1989-1992L 1987-1988*, 1987a, 1987b, 1986, 1985a*MA, 1985b*, 1983-2002*, 1983a, 1983b*, 1982-1983*, 1981, 1980a, 1980b, 1980s, 1979, 1977, 1975-1976*LMA, 1972a, 1972b, 1972c, 1965-1966*MA, 1964, 1961-1962 1954, 1935*, 1933, 1931-1933, 1927-1933, 1924-1925, 1920-1970, 1912, 1857-1935L
USSR 1990 1987, 1986a, 1986b, 1985, 1982-1983, 1980a, 1980b, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1972, 1965M 1924
West Germany
see also Germany
1990s 1988, 1985, 1983, 1981-1982, 1979-1980, 1979, 1976, 1975, 1973-1974, 1965M, 1963 None
Yugoslavia None 1965M None
Zimbabwe None None 1933-1934
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