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Time-Use Surveys

Improving Measurement of Paid & Unpaid WORK

TUS Resources > by country > Mexico, 1998

Title of survey:Encuesta Nacional Sobre el Uso del Tiempo 1998

Organization: National Institute of Statistics, Geography and Informatics, INEGI
Contact information:enighpil@ags.podernet.com.mx

SURVEY DESIGN & OBJECTIVES

- Module of National Income Expenditures Survey (NIES)

- To know different activities that people perform during the day
- To know the period of time that household members dedicate to different activities during the day

METHOD OF DATA COLLECTION

Recall interview

SURVEY INSTRUMENTS (132KB)
Description

Open diary; total time spent on each reported activity is recorded

Recording of simultaneous activities

Parallel activity and total time spent were recorded

Context variables

Location; with whom

ACTIVITY CLASSIFICATION

14 major groups; 68 sub-groups

TIME SAMPLE

Single period covered

REFERENCE POPULATION
Description

National; household population
Persons 8 years old or over

Sample selection

All eligible respondents of the 12, 000 sample households of the NIES

RESPONSE RATE

Non-response index is low

SOURCES

 


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