Part-time jobs rise while full-time jobs fall
Staff reporter · 12 Jun 2014, 19:40
Published: 12 Jun 2014 19:40 GMT+02:00
- Austria's economic growth stable (10 Jun 14)
According to Statistics Austria on Thursday, 46.9 percent of female and 11.3 percent of male workers had part-time jobs.
Part-time work in total rose from 26.5 to 28.1 percent in the first three months of 2014. Within this, employee part-time work (as opposed to self-employed) rose from 26.4 to 27.7 percent.
Almost every second working woman had a part-time job. This applied to 914,000 women (46.9 percent), as opposed to 45.2 percent in the first quarter of 2013. More working men were also doing part-time work, but the overall proportion - 247,600 workers or 11.3 percent - was a lot lower.
According to Statistics Austria, 4,138,000 people had jobs of all kinds in the first quarter of the current year, and 234,200 were unemployed.