Time use

The goal of the time use data collection is to present data regarding time use of the population. It’s purpose is the support of establishing family policy, to help forming policy on working hours, to provide information on travel destinations and modalities, on cultural and leisure time activities, to assist work related to the development of national accounts, within this mainly on production within the households. The tool of the time use survey is the time use diary which contains the activities performed during the 24 hours of the day and the average time spent on them in sequence of events.

Key figures

Average time spent on income generating and productive activities

Indicator description

The average daily time spent by the population aged 15–74 on income generating and productive activities in minutes. In other words, it shows how many minutes a person in the given age group spent on the given activity on an average day.
Source of data: Időmérleg, 2009/2010
Last data for period: 2009/2010

Average time spent on housework, work around the house

Indicator description

The average daily time spent by the population aged 15–74 on housework, work around the house in minutes. It shows how many a person in the given age group spent on the given activity on an average day.
Source of data: Időmérleg, 2009/2010
Last data for period: 2009/2010

Average time spent on child care, providing for children

Indicator description

The average daily time spent by the population aged 15–74 on child care, providing for children in minutes. It shows how many minutes the population in the given age group spent on the given activity on an average day.
Source of data: Időmérleg, 2009/2010
Last data for period: 2009/2010

Average time spent on leisure activities

Indicator description

The average daily time spent by the population aged 15–74 on leisure activities in minutes. It shows how many minutes a person in the given age group spent on the given activity on an average day.
Source of data: Időmérleg, 2009/2010
Last data for period: 2009/2010

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Time use

Change of time use of the population, 1986-2000 11/09/2009

Data visualisations

Time use 2010
Time use survey 2009/2010 (animation)
Time use survey 2009/2010