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Time-Use Surveys

Improving Measurement of Paid & Unpaid WORK

TUS Resources > by country > Mongolia

Title of survey:Time Use Survey 2000
June 2000

Organization: Mongolia Statistical Office
Contact information:

SURVEY DESIGN & OBJECTIVES

Independent survey
- To collect data on gender inequality and women's unpaid work
- To collect data on employment and informal sector to come up with realistic assessment of employment

METHOD OF DATA COLLECTION

Combination of recall interview and self-completed diary

SURVEY INSTRUMENTS
Description

Main instrument for recording activities is a 24-hour full time diary divided into 10-minute intervals
Household and individual questionnaire obtained information on education, marital status and employment

Recording of simultaneous activities

Secondary activity is recorded.

Context variables

Location; with whom

ACTIVITY CLASSIFICATION

Adaptation of UN trial classification; extension to 3-digits

TIME SAMPLE

Single period covered; 2/3 respondents were assigned two diary days and 1/3 of respondents were assigned three diary days; all days of the week were covered uniformly

REFERENCE POPULATION
Description

National; urban-rural; household population
Persons 12 years and over

Sample selection

2,753 eligible respondents from 1,086 randomly selected households; all eligible respondents in sample household were selected

RESPONSE RATE

82.1 percent of respondents

SOURCES

Country report. 2000. Expert Group Meeting for Conducting Time-use Surveys. New York.. ( 43 KB)

 


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