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General Social Survey on Time Use 2015 - Canada: Unpaid Work

The Canada General Social Survey on Time Use 2015 includes a 6-item measure about time-use for unpaid work. The items asked respondents questions pertaining to the time allocated for caregiving and housework.

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Geographies Tested: Canada

Populations Included: Female, Male

Age Range: Adolescents, Adults

Items:

1. Last week, how many hours did you spend looking after one or more of the children living in your household, without pay?
2. Last week, how many hours did you spend looking after one or more children living outside your household, without pay?

Response Options:
Min = 0; Max = 168.00

3. Last week, how many hours did you spend doing: unpaid housework, yard work or home maintenance for your household?
4. Last week, how many hours did you spend doing: unpaid housework, yard work or home maintenance for persons living outside your household?
5. Last week, how many hours did you spend doing: providing unpaid care or assistance to one or more seniors living in your household?
6. Last week, how many hours did you spend doing: providing unpaid care or assistance to one or more seniors living outside your household?

Response Options:
Min = 0; Max = 95.00

Scoring Procedures

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Original Citation

Statistics Canada. (2015). General Social Survey on Time Use, 2015. https://www23.statcan.gc.ca/imdb/p3Instr.pl?Function=assembleInstr&lang=en&Item_Id=217656

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