United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) Gender Statistics Time Use Portal

Topic: Women’s Economic Empowerment
Type: Database
Author: United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) Date: May 2019

Time use statistics are quantitative summaries of how people spend their time.

This database, developed and maintained by the UN Statistics Division, provides data and detailed metadata for time-use statistics provided by countries. 

It shows the average time spent on paid and unpaid work in a 24-hour period, by sex for each country with available data as of August 2018.

Explore the database here.


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