1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2003
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 24/01/2003
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The general trend of declining membership of trade unions across both the construction and all industries, is highlighted in graph 20.32. Over the years the proportion of trade union membership in the construction industry has been generally similar to that for all industries.
In the construction industry, a higher proportion of full-time male employees (29%) than part-time male employees (11%) were trade union members (table 20.33). Across all industries a much higher proportion of female employees were trade union members (26%) than in the construction industry (4%).