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Title: General Social Survey, Cycle 2, 1986 [Canada]: Time Use, Social Mobility, and Languages Use - Time Use Summary      
dateReleased:
02-28-2012
downloadURL: http://hdl.handle.net/1902.5/GSS_12M0002_E_1986_C-2_SUMM
ID:
hdl:1902.5/GSS_12M0002_E_1986_C-2_SUMM
description:
The General Social Survey (GSS) has two principal objectives: first, to gather data on social trends in order to monitor changes in Canadian society over time; and secondly, to provide information on specific policy issues of current or emerging interest. The GSS is a continuing program with a single survey cycle each year. This survey collected data on social mobility and time use of Canadians, and examined language knowledge and use. Topics include occupation, education and other characteristics of Canadians and their parents, language knowledge and use, activities over a 24-hour period, and data for each episode of time use. This cycle contains three files, the main file, time use summary file and episode file. The main file is composed of 286 variables covering general background, language and social mobility variables. The time use summary file consists of one record per respondent and summarizes the total time spent on each of 95 ac tivities and the 10 major categories, total time spent at each location and total time spent with various persons. In addition, it contains a subset of characteristics found on the main file. The time use episode file consists of all episodes reported by respondents. Each respondent generated a variable number of records depending on the number of episodes reported. For each episode, there is information on the activity, start and end time, duration, location and an indication of who the respondent was with for that episode.
description:
Statistics Canada. Housing, Family and Social Statistics Division, 2012, "General Social Survey, Cycle 2, 1986 [Canada]: Time Use, Social Mobility, and Languages Use - Time Use Summary"
name:
Statistics Canada. Housing, Family and Social Statistics Division
homePage: http://www.harvard.edu/
name:
Harvard University
ID:
SCR:011273
abbreviation:
DataVerse
homePage: http://thedata.org/
name:
Dataverse Network Project
ID:
SCR:001997