Time use

Daily household activities women

Average time spent per day, in hh:min (2008)

Daily household activities men

Average time spent per day, in hh:min (2008)


The 2008/09 time use survey was carried out by Statistics Austria on behalf of the Federal Chancellery/Federal Minister for Women and Civil Service from the end of March 2008 to the beginning of April 2009 and is the third survey (after 1981 and 1992) on time use in Austria. Around 8,200 people aged ten years and older were asked to keep a diary for one day in which they should enter all activities that lasted 15 minutes or longer. Participation in this survey was voluntary. The development of the survey was based on the Harmonized European Time Use Survey guidelines by Eurostat. 

Currently the fourth Time Use Survey is conducted in Austria. Results of the current Time Use Survey are planned to be published in the first semester of 2023. 

Graphs, Tables, Maps


Average time use per day (Monday to Sunday) for all persons aged 10 years or older for all summarized main activities (table)

S: STATISTIK AUSTRIA, Time Use Survey 2008/2009. Compiled on 19 August 2010

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