Involuntary Part-Time Workers (2018 Edition)
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This table comprises statistics on involuntary part-time workers by professional status which are defined as workers working less than 30-usual hours per week because they could not find a full-time job.Data are broken down by professional status - employees, total employment - by sex and standardised age groups (15-24, 25-54, 55+, total).Data are presented from 1976 onwards.

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Bibliographic citation:
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development: Labour Market Statistics: Involuntary Part-Time Workers, OECD Employment and Labour Market Statistics. UK Data Service. http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/oecd/labour/2018-10

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1976-2017

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Data are expressed in thousands of persons

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Involuntary part-time workers are part-timers (working less than 30-usual hours per week) because they could not find a full-time job. However, the definitions are not harmonised which hampers the comparison across countries.

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This table contains data on involuntary part-time workers by professional status. Data are broken down by professional status - employees, total employment - by sex and standardised age groups (15-24, 25-54, 55+, total).

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Involuntary Part-Time Workers (2018 Edition)Abstract

This table comprises statistics on involuntary part-time workers by professional status which are defined as workers working less than 30-usual hours per week because they could not find a full-time job.Data are broken down by professional status - employees, total employment - by sex and standardised age groups (15-24, 25-54, 55+, total).Data are presented from 1976 onwards.

Contact person/organisation

http://ukdataservice.ac.uk/help/get-in-touch.aspxhttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/help/get-in-touch.aspxDirect source

Bibliographic citation:
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development: Labour Market Statistics: Involuntary Part-Time Workers, OECD Employment and Labour Market Statistics. UK Data Service. http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/oecd/labour/2018-10

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Source Periodicity

Yearly

Unit of measure used

Data are expressed in thousands of persons

Periodicity

Annual

Reference period

1976-2017

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Annually

Statistical population

This table contains data on involuntary part-time workers by professional status. Data are broken down by professional status - employees, total employment - by sex and standardised age groups (15-24, 25-54, 55+, total).

Geographic coverage

Cross-national; National
OECD countries

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Population coverage

Involuntary part-time workers are part-timers (working less than 30-usual hours per week) because they could not find a full-time job. However, the definitions are not harmonised which hampers the comparison across countries.

Key statistical concept

For detailed information on labour force surveys for all countries please see the attached file:

LFS Notes Sources/metadata/OECD/ELM/LFSNOTES_SOURCES.pdf
Recommended uses and limitations

UK Data Service Guide to OECD Employment and Labour Market Statistics

OECD Employment and Labour Market Statisticshttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/use-data/guides/dataset/labour-statistics.aspx
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