American Time Use Survey is published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The survey is conducted by the Census Bureau on a continuing basis.
This Survey measures the amount of time people spend doing various activities, such as paid work, childcare, volunteering, and socializing.
Best part: Data is available online to view and download.
ATUS home page
Steps to download data
Step 1: From the ATUS home page, click on ATUS database.
Step 2: Click on "tables" on the Historical Tables.
Step 3: Select your table.
Step 4: Select your data and click the "Retrieve data" button.
Step 5: Retrieve your data. Note that each variable has a separate spreadsheet.