- Time-use surveys and statistics in Asia and the Pacific: A review of challenges and future directionspdf - 0.9 MB
Time-use statistics are critical for measuring and analysing the quality of life and general well-being. They offer a more comprehensive measurement of all forms of work, including unpaid work and non-market production. They provide reliable data for evidence-based policy advocacy, contributing to policy dialogues and measures towards gender equality. Despite their immense utility, time-use statistics are not yet widely produced nor are time-use surveys integrated into national statistical systems. The report stresses the need for greater awareness among policy-makers and the statistical community on the importance of time-use statistics, particularly for the better monitoring of progress towards achievement of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.