GESIS - DBK - ZA0274

ZA0274: Time Budget Study - France

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Szalai, Alexander (1966): Time Budget Study - France. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA0274 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA0274
TitleTime Budget Study - France
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1966)
Date of Collection02.1966 - 03.1966
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Szalai, Alexander - Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest


AbstractDetermination of the course of the day over 24 hours as well as description and time length of activities conducted specifying place and interaction partners. Topics: The content of the study is described under ZA Study No. 0625. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; family composition; number of children; school education; vocational training; occupation; professional position; employment; size of household; head of household; possession of durable economic goods. Interviewer rating: presence of other persons; housing situation.
Categories Categories
  • Leisure
Topics Topics
  • 5.9 Time use


Geographic Coverage
  • Épinal (FR-88-EPL)
  • Arras (FR-62-ARR)
  • Besancon (FR-25-BSN)
  • Chalon-sur-Saône (FR-71-CSS)
  • Dunkerque (FR-59-DKK)
  • Metz (FR-57-MZM)
UniverseAge: 18-65.
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Multi-stage random sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data CollectorC. Goguel, Institut National de la Statistique et des Etudes Economiques, Paris
Date of Collection
  • 02.1966 - 03.1966

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2010-4-13 Version number created automatically (implementation of a uniform versioning policy) (Publication Year unknown)
Errata in current version
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Further Remarks

NotesThe study is part of an international comparative investigation (ZA Study Nos. 0266 to 0279). This is a data set with hierarchic data structure. The specified number of cards refers to the maximum number of cards per respondent. A reduced data set in a rectangular format, containing only number, length and type of activitactivities as well as demography and the additional survey topics, is also available.
Number of Units: 2805
Number of Variables: -
Data Type: Einfachlochung
Analysis System(s): -


  • Szalai, Alexander (Hrsg.): The Use of Time: Daily Activities of Urban and Suburban Populations in Twelve Countries. The Hague, Paris: Mouton 1972
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