Austria -Shift from fulltime to part-time work signalled September 10, 2015

The latest data of the statistical office indicate that there is a shift from fulltime to part-time work among women. Part-time employees increased (+27 700) and full-time employees decreased (-10 600). However, this hides men's and women's different patterns of employment: mostly men were affected by the increase of employees (+16 300), with their numbers slightly increasing in full-time as well as in part-time. The number of female employees remained on the level of the previous year, hiding a drop of full-time and a rise of part-time to a similar extent (-18 300 full-time and +19 100 part-time).


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