1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2006  
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The average total number of hours worked per week in Tasmania during July 2006 by employed males was 37.2, while for females the figure was 26.9 hours.

AVERAGE HOURS WORKED PER WEEK, Tasmania(a)
July 2002
July 2003
July 2004
July 2005
July 2006
hours/week
hours/week
hours/week
hours/week
hours/week

Males
Full-time
42.0
43.3
42.6
41.5
41.6
Part-time
14.8
16.5
15.6
16.2
16.7
Total
37.9
39.1
38.9
36.9
37.2
Females
Full-time
38.5
39.3
38.4
38.7
38.1
Part-time
16.2
16.0
16.3
16.3
16.0
Total
26.3
27.6
27.2
27.6
26.9
Total Persons
Full-time
40.9
42.0
41.3
40.5
40.4
Part-time
15.9
16.1
16.2
16.3
16.2
Total
32.7
34.0
33.7
32.7
32.3

(a) Average hours worked per week is the sum of the number of hours worked per week divided by the number of persons employed.
Source: Labour Force, Australia, Detailed - Electronic Delivery, Monthly (cat. no. 6291.0.55.001).



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