Comparative Time Use Data Resources: the Multinational Time Use Study and the USA Heritage Datasets

Publication type

Conference Paper


American Time Use Survey Early Results Conference


Publication date

December 8, 2005


This poster displays the features of a recently compiled harmonised dataset (the American Heritage Time Use Study) of time use surveys collected in the United States in 1965/66, 1975/76, 1985, 1992/94, and 2003. This poster also details the latest features and future development plans of the Multinational Time Use Study, which now includes 43 time use studies from 15 countries. The poster indicates how time use categories have been harmonised and how to access the datasets.

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