1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
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The average total number of hours worked in Tasmania during July 2004 by employed males was 38.9, while for females the figure was 27.2 hours.


AVERAGE HOURS WORKED PER WEEK, Tasmania(a)(b)
July 2000
July 2001
July 2002
July 2003
July 2004

hours/week
hours/week
hours/week
hours/week
hours/week

Males
Full-time
42.6
42.7
42.0
43.3
42.6
Part-time
14.4
14.2
14.8
16.5
15.6
Total
38.4
38.6
37.9
39.1
38.9

Females
Full-time
38.4
38.8
38.5
39.3
38.4
Part-time
15.8
16.0
16.2
16.0
16.3
Total
26.6
26.7
26.3
27.6
27.2

Total Persons
Full-time
41.3
41.5
40.9
42.0
41.3
Part-time
15.4
15.6
15.9
16.1
16.2
Total
33.2
33.3
32.7
34.0
33.7

(a) Average hours worked per week is sum of the number of hours worked per week divided by the number of persons employed.
(b) Data have not been revised to reflect definitional changes in the Labour Force Survey questionnaire introduced in April 2001. Data collected from April 2001 onwards are not strictly comparable with data collected in earlier period. For further information, see Information Paper: Implementing the Redesigned Labour Force Survey Questionnaire (cat. no. 6295.0).

Source: Labour Force, Australia, Detailed - Electronic Delivery, Monthly (cat. no. 6291.0.55.001).


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