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More Years, Better Lives

The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change

Time use study (old style)
Tijdsbestedingsonderzoek (oude stijl)

Topic
Social, Civic and Cultural Engagement
Uses of Technology
Relevance for this Topic
Country Netherlands
More Topics

Governance

Contact information

The Netherlands Institute for Social Research (SCP)
Rijnstraat 50
2515 XP Den Haag
Netherlands
Phone: 003170-3407000
Email: info(at)scp.nl

Timeliness, transparency

Data is collected every 5 years.

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Cross-section, occasional

Data gathering method

Face-to-face interview (CAPI, PAPI)


PAPI, CAPI, journals

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Cross-section, occasional

Data gathering method

Face-to-face interview (CAPI, PAPI)


PAPI, CAPI, journals


Access to data


Cannot be downloaded directly

Conditions of access


Data available for scientific research, through DANS


Anonymised microdata


SPSS (default)


Contact data administrator (see contact information)

Access to data


Cannot be downloaded directly

Conditions of access


Data available for scientific research, through DANS


Anonymised microdata


SPSS (default)


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Coverage


Data were collected in 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, and 2006. The net sample used was between 1,300 and 3,200 individuals per year.


1975


Sampling: clustering by postal codes; stratification by region and urbanism


Municipal Person Registration


Dutch population


Population aged 12 and over


Representative of the Dutch population aged 12 and over


Brief overview of: Time use of people; housekeeping, pleasure, eating, sleeping, care, social etc. What, where, use of media?

Coverage


Data were collected in 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, and 2006. The net sample used was between 1,300 and 3,200 individuals per year.


1975


Sampling: clustering by postal codes; stratification by region and urbanism


Municipal Person Registration


Dutch population


Population aged 12 and over


Representative of the Dutch population aged 12 and over


Brief overview of: Time use of people; housekeeping, pleasure, eating, sleeping, care, social etc. What, where, use of media?


Linkage

Linkage


Data quality


Survey errors


Break in 2006 due to methodological changes and improvements.


Consistent time series 1995-2005

Data quality


Survey errors


Break in 2006 due to methodological changes and improvements.


Consistent time series 1995-2005


Applicability


Strengths: The dataset provides detailed high quality data. Weaknesses: The survey has a relatively low response rate and is sensitive for coincidence of events/activities.

Applicability


Strengths: The dataset provides detailed high quality data. Weaknesses: The survey has a relatively low response rate and is sensitive for coincidence of events/activities.


  • The information about this dataset was compiled by the author:
  • Frank P. Pijpers
  • (see Partners)