Description: The American Time Use Survey (ATUS) measures the amount of time people spend doing various activities, such as paid work, childcare, volunteering, and socializing.
Population: Data collected from over 98,000 Americans to get nationally representative sample; households that have completed final month of CPS are eligible. One person over age 15 from household is selected to answer questions about time usage.
Periodicity: 2003-2011 and will continue annually.
Additional relevant topics covered in this dataset: Time usage with regards to work, housework, volunteering, and socializing.
(Information adapted from the publisher)
For more information, please see the Compendium of Family-Self Sufficiency Databases.