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Time collect water - WET season

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TIMETOWATERWET, together with TIMETOWATERWETVAL reports the total amount of time the woman spends per day collecting water during the wet season.

Note that this variable reports only a specific unit of time i.e., minutes or hours, not the actual duration of the interval. The specific number of minutes or hours is reported in TIMETOWATERWETVAL. Users must use both TIMETOWATERWET and TIMETOWATERWETVAL to determine the exact amount of time the woman spends per day collecting water during the wet season.

The question associated with this variable was included in the female questionnaire.

Comparability — Index

Congo (Democratic Republic)


Most commonly, this question is worded as "On a typical day in the WET season, how much time do you spend collecting water?"

There is a question wording difference in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Round 1 2013 survey that affects comparability.

Comparability — Congo (Democratic Republic) [top]

In the Round 1 Survey, this question is worded as "How many hours a day do you spend on water during the wet season?" As a result, the woman's response was not recorded in terms of minutes. If the time to collect water was less than an hour, TIMETOWATERWETVAL is coded to zero.


  • Women age 15-49.


  • Burkina Faso: 2014
  • Congo (Democratic Republic): 2013
  • Cote d'Ivoire: 2017
  • Ethiopia: 2014-2015, 2018
  • Ghana: 2013, 2017
  • India: 2016
  • Indonesia: 2015
  • Kenya: 2014, 2017-2018
  • Niger: 2015
  • Nigeria: 2014
  • Uganda: 2014, 2018