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국민생활시간조사, 1990

Data Type
Survey data
ID Number
KBS Time Use Survey, 1990
KBS Time Use Survey
Choo, Kwang Yung. KBS Time Use Survey, 1990 [Dataset]. KBS Broadcast Research Institute ; Institute of Communication Research, Seoul National University[Producers]. Korea Social Science Data Archive (KOSSDA) [Distributors], 2012-01-30, A1-1990-0015, V1.0, http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12236/13603
Principal Investigator(s)
Choo, Kwang Yung / Institute of Communcation Research, Seoul National University
Lee, Sang-Hee / Department of Communication, Seoul National University
Park, Huh-Shik / Major of Media Communication & Korean Culture, Cheongju University
Gim, Yongjun / Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
KBS Broadcast Research Institute ; Institute of Communication Research, Seoul National University
KBS Broadcast Research Institute
KBS Broadcast Research Institute
Date of Deposit
Korea Social Science Data Archive (KOSSDA)
Date of Distribution
Date of Version
The「KBS Time Use Survey」is a periodic survey jointly conducted by the KBS Broadcast Research Institute and the Institute of Communication Research at Seoul National University to produce data on time use. The survey, first conducted in 1981 was conducted every two years until 1990 when it was changed to every five years.
The data collected through this survey is being utilized not only for academic research on leisure and media but also for establishing national policies and corporate strategies. And the accumulated time series data is also being used in understanding the patterns of change in Korean society. Furthermore, KBS and NHK broadcasting stations established a cooperative system where identical surveys were designed and conducted simultaneously to allow the data to be utilized in comparative studies of the two countries.
The survey was conducted by having the respondent complete a time diary for three days from Saturday to Monday. The time diary is designed to record the all activities of the respondent in 15 minute time frames. The specific activities of the respondent is entered into the data after being classified according to previously developed behavioral categories. This data was collected in 1990 and includes all activities conducted over the course of time classified into 32 categories such as sleep, meals, miscellaneous errands, work, study, household chores, fellowship, recreation, movement, leisure activities, use of media.
timetime useuse of timesleepmealseveryday lifehouseworkdomestic laborhousehold labordomestic workworking timehours of workworking hourscommutingstudent transportlearning timestudy timehours of studyhours of learningleisure timereading (activity)media usenewspaper subscriptionlistening to the radiotelevision viewingwatching televisionwatching TV생활시간
Culture and leisure
Date of Collection
Geographic Coverage
South Korea including Jeju
Unit of Analysis
persons aged 10 and over
Time Method
repeated cross-sectional study
Freq. of Data Collection
every 2 years since 1981 and every 5 years since 1990
Mode of Data Collection
Sampling Procedure
1. Random sampling of 69 Si/Gun/Gu proportional to the population size of 15 cities nationwide.
2. 69 girls' middle school and coed middle schools are selected from those within the selected Si/Gun/Gu areas.
3. Final survey respondents are selected from the families of students randomly sampled from the selected schools.
Number of Cases
3,319 (valid)
Extent of Collection
Questionnaire(pdf) ; Codebook(pdf) ; Data(sav)
Questionnaire-Korean ; Codebook-Korean ; Data-Korean
Availability Status
Public Use
File Information
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Related Documents-Other kor_time_19900015.pdf 시간일지 (한글) PDF 206.39 kB 다운로드
Related Documents-Codebook(Korean) kor_codebook_19900015.pdf 코드북 (한글) PDF 912.66 kB 다운로드
Related Documents-Other kor_code_19900015.pdf 행동분류표 (한글) PDF 170.51 kB 다운로드

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