American Time Use Survey

Overview


Overview

Uses

Publications

Estimates

Fact Sheet (PDF)


Overview


Uses

Economic research

Health and safety

Family and work-life balance

International comparisons


Publications

National media

National newspapers, magazines, television shows, and radio programs regularly use ATUS data to inform the public.

Academic journals

Although ATUS data have only been available to the public since 2005, a wealth of papers and professional research has been published in a variety of fields. This research has been published in many academic publications, including the following:

A more complete listing of papers and publications is also available.


Estimates

Published estimates

Unpublished estimates

Unpublished tables of time-use estimates by age, ethnicity, employment status, educational attainment, marital status, presence and age of household children, and other categories are available upon request by e-mailing the ATUS staff.

Producing your own estimates

Researchers can produce their own time-use estimates using the ATUS data files that are available for free download. For more detailed information on generating estimates using ATUS data, How to use ATUS microdata files provides guidance.

Contact Us:

Email: ATUS staff
Telephone number: (202) 691-6339
Fax number: (202) 691-6426
Postal address: American Time Use Survey
2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE
Suite 4675
Washington, DC 20212-0001

Last Modified Date: June 18, 2014

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