Time Use Surveys Working Group Workshop

13 to 15 November, 2012 , Cairo

2012 Report
 1. Event Details
 2. Resources
UNSD TUS Guide (En)
UNSD TUS Guide (Ar)
Oman TUS Overview
Oman Time Use Tables (En)
Oman Time Use Tables (Ar)
Oman Time Use Questionnaire (En)
Oman Time Use Questionnaire (Ar)
 3. Sample Questionnaires
South Africa
 4. Links
 5. Workshops
Expert group meeting to finalize the Trial International Classification of Activities for Time-Use Statistics (ICATUS) New York 11 - 13 June, 2012
Arab Time Use Statistics Workshop 25 to 28 April, 2011 , Jordan
National Workshop on Gender Statistics and Time-Use Survey 4 to 6 November, 2007 , Jordan

ESCWA Statistics Division is organizing the Arab Working Group on Time Use Statistics (WG_TUS) Workshop at the Sofitel El Gezirah Hotel in Cairo, Egypt from 13 to 15 November 2012 as per recommendations of the Workshop on TUS in Arab Countries, organized by ESCWA in close collaborating with UNSD in 2011.

The objective of the Workshop is to develop the first draft of toolkit on time use survey towards harmonizing the production and dissemination of time use statistics in the Arab countries for national use and regional comparison.The Workshop will discuss classification and measurement tools for time use statistics and draft relevant guidelines to harmonize the production and dissemination of data in the Arab region. The following is expected to be accomplished:a)    Enhanced understanding of Time Use Surveys and their uses; (b) Enhanced understanding of different tools and indicators produced by Time Use Survey.

Day 1

Enhance the understanding of different methodological approaches to Time Use Surveys.

    Methodological approaches to time-use data collection Dr. Valeria Esquivel   
    Presentation on Questionnaire design Dr. Valeria Esquivel
    Day 1 outcome: Agreement and guidelines for a methodological approach for TU data collection in the Arab region (questionnaire design and main components)

Notes for DAY 1 - Esquivel
Esquivel Chapter 8
Time use surveys in the south
Hirway TUS in Dev Countries Final Paper
Esquivel Chapter 8 tables

Day 2

Draft Classification of Time Use Activities for Arab countries adapted from the International Classification of Time Use Activities (ICATUS)

    Main characteristics of existing Classifications of Activities according to TUS objectives Dr. Valeria Esquivel
    Presentation on Questionnaire design Dr. Valeria Esquivel
    Day 2 and 3 outcomes: Adapted Classification of Time Use Activities for Arab countries

Notes for DAY 2 - Guerrero

Day 3

The relationship of TUS design and its ability to inform gender aware policy analysis.

    New policy agendas for TUS research Dr Valeria Esquivel
    Day 3 outcome: Draft background schedules

Notes for DAY 3 - Esquivel
Session 13 Time Use, Unpaid Work, Poverty and Public Policy
Hirway & Jose Paper in feminist Economics on Employment
Sixteen years after Beijing


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