In May quarter 2009, there were 586,800 part-time workers in the Melbourne MSR. From May quarter 2008 to May quarter 2009, total part-time workers decreased by 100 (0.2%) in the Melbourne MSR.
In May quarter 2009, females accounted for the majority of part-time workers (67.8%) in the Melbourne MSR. The majority of part-time workers (72.6%) preferred not to work additional hours, and this was a more common preference amongst females (77.4%) than males (66.0%).
In the Balance of Victoria MSR, the total number of part-time workers in May quarter 2009 was 235,700, an increase of 17,400 (8.0%) since May quarter 2008. The majority of these part-time workers (70.7%) preferred not to work more hours.
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