International Workbook: Time Budget Research (Halifax Subsample)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Clark, Susan M. (Dalhousie University, Halifax)
  • Elliott, David H. (Dalhousie University, Halifax)
  • Harvey, Andrew S. (Dalhousie University, Halifax)
  • Stone, Philip J. (Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.)
  • Szalai, Alexander (Karl Marx University, Budapest)
Publication Date
  • Institute of Public Affairs, Dalhousie University, Halifax (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Leisure
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Time use
    • Teaching packages and test datasets
    • Housing
  • Abstract

    Exercise data set for the Workbook ´Time Budget Research´. Topics: Location and duration of primary and secondary activities; distance from home; contact person. Demography: age; sex; marital status; employment; household income; size of household; housing situation; possession of a vehicle; date of interview; weekday of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1971-10 / 1972-05
Geographic Coverage
  • Halifax (CA-NS-HAL)
Sampling Procedure Comment: No exact information about the sampling procedure available.
Collection Mode
  • Oral and written survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 11515
    Number of Variables: 74
The original data set which is the basis for this exercise data set is not archived in the Zentralarchiv. In contrast to data set 1409, the current data set is based on events or activities (event file).
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1410 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Harvey, Andrew S.; Szalai, Alexander; Elliott, David H; Stone, Philip J.; Clark, Susan M.: Time Budget Research: An ISSC Workbook in Comparative Analysis. Frankfurt/New York: Campus 1984.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 241 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22