6265.0 - Underemployed Workers, Australia, Sep 1997  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 02/04/1998   
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Provides information on visible underemployment. Persons who worked less than 35 hours in the week prior to the survey who would have preferred to work more hours were asked about whether they were looking for work with more hours, available to start work with more hours, and their experience in looking for work with more hours. Other information includes, the duration of the current period of insufficient work, and the number of extra hours preferred. Estimates can be cross-classified by labour force demographics such as State, sex, age, marital status and birthplace.

Data for September 1994 and September 1995 are available as a standard data service (6265.0.40.001).