4125.0 - Gender Indicators, Australia, Aug 2013  
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ENGAGEMENT IN WORK (EMPLOYMENT RELATED AND UNPAID)


KEY SERIES



TOTAL NUMBER OF HOURS AND MINUTES PER DAY SPENT ON WORK (EMPLOYMENT RELATED AND UNPAID) (a)(b)(c), 15 years and over

1997
2006

HH:MM
HH:MM

Males
07:08
07:25
Females
07:15
07:34

(a) Data based on person's primary activity. For more information on definition of primary activity see Glossary (Work and family balance)
(b) Aggregated time for primary activity averaged across all persons.
(c) Some differences between 1997 and 2006 may partially be due to coding changes in 2006 rather than actual changes. For further information see Explanatory Notes in How Australians Use Their Time, 2006 (cat. no. 4153.0).

Source: ABS How Australians Use Their Time (cat. no. 4153.0).



RELATED SERIES



TOTAL NUMBER OF HOURS AND MINUTES PER DAY SPENT ON EMPLOYMENT RELATED WORK (a)(b), 15 years and over

1997
2006

HH:MM
HH:MM

Males
04:21
04:33
Females
02:12
02:21

(a) Data based on person's primary activity. For more information on definition of primary activity see Glossary (Work and family balance)
(b) Aggregated time for primary activity averaged across all persons.

Source: ABS How Australians Use Their Time (cat. no. 4153.0).




TOTAL NUMBER OF HOURS AND MINUTES PER DAY SPENT ON UNPAID WORK (a)(b)(c)(d), 15 years and over

1997
2006

HH:MM
HH:MM

Males
02:47
02:52
Females
05:03
05:13

(a) Data based on person's primary activity. For more information on definition of primary activity see Glossary (Work and family balance).
(b) For definition of unpaid work see Glossary (Work and family balance).
(c) Aggregated time for primary activity averaged across all persons.
(d) Some differences between 1997 and 2006 may partially be due to coding changes in 2006 rather than actual changes. For further information see Explanatory Notes in How Australians Use Their Time, 2006 (cat. no. 4153.0).

Source: How Australians Use Their Time, 2006 (cat. no. 4153.0).




For a historical commentary on this indicator, refer to the January 2013 release of Gender Indicators, Australia (cat. no. 4125.0)



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