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Summary Results of Time-Use Survey, Summer of the Year 1399


In order to obtain information on how people spend their time and recognize the type and duration of their activities, the Statistical Centre of Iran conducted the Time-use Survey for the first time based on a one-year statistical period in the autumn and winter of the year 1387 and spring and summer of the year 1388.

For the second statistical period, the Survey was implemented in urban areas during the autumn and winter of the year 1393 and the spring and summer of the year 1394.

The third statistical round of this survey was taken in urban areas during the autumn and winter of the year 1398, and spring and summer of the year1399.

The current report presents the results of this survey conducted in the summer of the year 1399. The survey was carried out during the second week of the month of Shahrivar, in 8 days. It was a sample survey and its population was private and collective settled households in urban areas. In this Survey, the collection of household data and the data for household members was via face-to-face interview and self-completion, respectively. Moreover, the household sample units of this survey were selected from the frame of the 2016 National Population and Housing Census, and re-listing was finished before the start of this survey in the autumn of the year 1398. The classification of time-use activities has been done based on the “International Classification of Activities for Time-Use Statistic (ICATUS-2016)”.


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. It is the Iranian year which usually begins on the day of 21 March of the Gregorian calendar. To find the corresponding year of the Gregorian calendar, add 621 or 622 (depending on the time of the year) to a solar Hijri year.  For example the corresponding year of the year 1399 in the Gregorian calendar is (20 March 2020-20 March 2021).


Iranian months and their equivalent in Gregorian calendar


Farvardin (21 March-20April)                                                                      Mehr (23 September-22 October)

Ordibehesht (21 April-21 May)                                                                   Aban (23 October-21 November)

Khordad (22 May-21 June)                                                                         Azar (22 November-21 December)

Tir (22 June-22 July)                                                                                    Dey (22 December-20 January)

Mordad  (23 July-22 August)                                                                     Bahman (21 January-19 February)

Shahrivar (23 August-22 September)                                                       Esfand (20 February-20 March)


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