Reasons for part-time work by sex and age group (Women)

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Reasons for part-time work by sex and age group
(Women)
  2016
  Women
  Total 15-24 25-44 45 and over
  %
Own illness 3.8 0.7 3.6 6.4
Caring for children 12.6 1.0 31.8 5.8
Other personal/family responsibilities 4.4 0.8 4.9 6.7
Going to school 25.2 72.2 10.5 1.1
Personal preference 27.1 5.6 15.3 53.4
Other voluntary 3.1 2.0 4.1 3.2
Other1 23.7 17.6 29.8 23.3
Total employed part-time (thousands) 2,275.9 676.6 720.5 878.8
% employed part-time2 26.4 55.7 19.2 24.0

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