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Release: Time-Use Surveys and the Measurement of National Well-Being, Article by Jonathan Gershuny

Released: 12 September 2011


Valerie Fender

Measuring National Well-being

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Categories: Societal Wellbeing, People and Places, Communities

Frequency of release: One off

Language: English

Geographical coverage: International

Geographical breakdown: Country

This article was commissioned by ONS, and establishes how time-use data can be used to measure National Well-being. It describes the potential uses of time-use data and concludes that time diaries provide a means for integrating various distinct, potentially opposing, views of economic output and aggregate well-being.

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