Australia’s Time Use Survey

This is an important national survey that collects information about how Australians balance their time between work, family, leisure, caring and other activities.

Your participation is an opportunity to make a real difference. The information you provide will contribute to important decisions being made for your local area and the wider Australian community, such as decisions about employment, families, child care and volunteering in Australia. To find out more about this survey, see our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Ready to complete your survey now?

Click the button below to create your ABS Survey Account and complete your survey online.


If you need help, please call one of our team on 1800 246 878 during business hours. For help outside these hours, please leave a message with your contact details and we will call you back as soon as possible.

Thank you

We acknowledge and value your time and effort participating in this survey. It is only with the support of people like you that we can continue to produce the statistics that inform Australia's important decisions.