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Time-Use Surveys

Improving Measurement of Paid & Unpaid WORK

TUS Resources > by country > Nigeria

Title of survey:Time Use in Nigeria: A Pilot Study (1998)

Organization: Federal Statistics Office
Contact information:

SURVEY DESIGN & OBJECTIVES (6.6MB)

-Independent (pilot) survey

As a pilot study, determine methods for collecting data on time use for analysis of social and economic issues such as division of labour in the household, women's unpaid work, changes in allocation of time to activities, child labour and for preparation of household satellite accounts

METHOD OF DATA COLLECTION

Self-completed diary for literate persons; recall interview for non-literate persons

SURVEY INSTRUMENTS(4.62MB)
Description

Open diary with chronological recording of activities starting at 12 midnight; starting and ending times are recorded; total number of minutes per activity is also recorded; post-coding

Recording of simultaneous activities

Any parallel activity and total time in minutes for each recorded

Context variables

None

ACTIVITY CLASSIFICATION

UN trial classification; 10 major groups, 80 2-digit groups 

TIME SAMPLE

Single period covered; each respondent provided diary data for all seven days of the week

REFERENCE POPULATION
Description

National; urban-rural; four states and Lagos
Persons 10 years old and over

Sample selection

All eligible persons in sample households were covered:  20 households per state and Lagos; 243 respondents

RESPONSE RATE

93 percent household response rate

SOURCES

 


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