While you’re here… help us stay here.

Are you enjoying open access to policy and research published by a broad range of organisations? Please donate today so that we can continue to provide this service.


The role of non-traditional work in the Australian labour market

Labour force Working class Employment Work-life balance Productivity Work insecurity Australia
Attachment Size
apo-nid8511.pdf 1.01 MB

Around 3.3 million people were engaged in ‘non-traditional’ work in 2004, representing approximately one third of all employed people. Overall, this number had grown since 1998, but non-traditional work’s share of the total workforce remained largely unchanged. Non-traditional work is mostly a temporary or transitory experience, except for a few groups of casual employees, such as women with children, according to this research paper.

Publication Details
Access Rights Type: