In February quarter 2010, there were 626,800 part-time workers in the Melbourne MSR - an increase of 56,300 (9.9%) since February quarter 2009.
The majority of part-time workers (73.7%) preferred not to work additional hours, and this was a more common preference amongst females (78.4%) than males (64.3%).
In the Balance of Victoria MSR, the total number of part-time workers in February quarter 2010 was 215,500, a decrease of 19,100 (8.1%) since February quarter 2009. The majority of these part-time workers (70.2%) preferred not to work more hours.
By Preference for more hours and Major Statistical Region -
February quarter 2010
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