4125.0 - Gender Indicators, Australia, August 2014  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 26/08/2014   
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TIME STRESS AND WORK AND FAMILY BALANCE

This section on Time Stress and Work and Family Balance includes the Key and Related series for the following Indicators:

Stressed for time
Work and family balance



STRESSED FOR TIME


Key series

ALWAYS/ OFTEN FEEL RUSHED OR PRESSED FOR TIME, 15 years and over (a)

2007

%

Males
34.9
Females
42.4

(a) Males and females who always/ often feel rushed or pressed for time as a proportion of total population for each sex.

Source: ABS data available on request, Survey of Employment Arrangements, Retirement and Superannuation, 2007.

For a historical commentary on this indicator, refer to the January 2013 release.

WORK AND FAMILY BALANCE


Key series

FEEL WORK AND FAMILY RESPONSIBILITIES ARE RARELY/ NEVER IN BALANCE (a)(b)

2007

%

Males
16.3
Females
14.6

(a) Employed persons excluding contributing family workers.
(b) Male and female employed persons who feel their work and family responsibilities are rarely/ never in balance as a proportion of total employed persons for each sex.

Source: ABS data available on request, Survey of Employment Arrangements, Retirement and Superannuation, 2007.
Definitions of the concepts presented above can be found in the Work and Family Balance Glossary (under the Explanatory notes tab). More detailed information can be found in the Work and Family Balance Data Cube (under the Downloads tab).