Trends in the prevalence of non-standard employment in Australia
Inga Lass, Mark Wooden
Journal of Industrial Relations | SAGE Publications | Published : 2020
This article provides an overview of the measurement of, and trends in, the prevalence of non-standard employment in Australia. Using the most recent data from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey (2001–2017), the share of non-standard employment in total employment is estimated to have been 54.9% in 2001. In the most recent data (for 2017) the share is only slightly higher – 55.6%. Still, the intervening period was marked by significant changes, with the share of non-standard workers declining until 2008, and increasing again since then. Within the broad group of non-standard employment, the prevalence of individual employment types has developed in different direct..View full abstract
Awarded by Australian Research Council's Discovery Projects funding scheme
The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: This research was supported under the Australian Research Council's Discovery Projects funding scheme (project #DP160103171).