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Employment and Labour Markets: Key Tables from OECD

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2012 Part-time employment 2012

% of total employment

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Part-time employment
% of total employment
‌‌
‌2004‌
‌2005‌
‌2006‌
‌2007‌
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
Australia
23.8
 
24.0
 
23.9
 
23.8
 
23.8
 
24.7
 
24.9
 
24.7
 
Austria
15.4
 
16.3
 
16.8
 
17.3
 
17.7
 
18.5
 
19.0
 
18.9
 
Belgium
18.5
 
18.5
 
18.7
 
18.1
 
18.3
 
18.2
 
18.3
 
18.8
 
Canada
18.6
 
18.4
 
18.2
 
18.3
 
18.5
 
19.3
 
19.4
 
19.9
 
Chile
6.6
 
7.2
 
7.7
 
8.0
 
9.1
 
10.5
 
17.4
 
17.2
 
Czech Republic
3.1
 
3.3
 
3.3
 
3.5
 
3.5
 
3.9
 
4.3
 
3.9
 
Denmark
17.0
 
17.3
 
17.9
 
17.3
 
17.8
 
18.8
 
19.2
 
19.2
 
Estonia
6.8
 
6.7
 
6.7
 
6.8
 
6.2
 
8.4
 
8.7
 
8.8
 
Finland
11.3
 
11.2
 
11.4
 
11.7
 
11.5
 
12.2
 
12.5
 
12.7
 
France
13.2
 
13.2
 
13.2
 
13.3
 
12.9
 
13.3
 
13.6
 
13.6
 
Germany
20.1
 
21.5
 
21.8
 
22.0
 
21.8
 
21.9
 
21.7
 
22.1
 
Greece
5.9
 
6.4
 
7.4
 
7.7
 
7.9
 
8.4
 
8.8
 
9.0
 
Hungary
3.3
 
3.2
 
2.7
 
2.8
 
3.1
 
3.6
 
3.6
 
4.7
 
Iceland
16.6
 
16.4
 
16.0
 
15.9
 
15.1
 
17.5
 
18.4
 
17.0
 
Ireland
18.9
 
19.3
 
19.3
 
19.8
 
20.8
 
23.7
 
24.8
 
25.7
 
Israel 1
15.2
 
15.1
 
15.2
 
14.8
 
14.7
 
14.8
 
14.0
 
13.7
 
Italy
14.7
 
14.6
 
15.0
 
15.2
 
15.9
 
15.8
 
16.3
 
16.7
 
Japan
18.1
 
18.3
 
18.0
 
18.9
 
19.6
 
20.3
 
20.2
 
20.6
 
Korea
8.4
 
9.0
 
8.8
 
8.9
 
9.3
 
9.9
 
10.7
 
13.5
 
Luxembourg
13.2
 
13.9
 
12.7
 
13.1
 
13.4
 
16.4
 
15.8
 
16.0
 
Mexico
15.1
 
16.8
 
17.0
 
17.6
 
17.6
 
17.9
 
18.9
 
18.3
 
Netherlands
35.0
 
35.6
 
35.4
 
35.9
 
36.1
 
36.7
 
37.1
 
37.2
 
New Zealand
21.9
 
21.6
 
21.2
 
22.0
 
22.2
 
22.5
 
21.9
 
22.0
 
Norway
21.1
 
20.8
 
21.1
 
20.4
 
20.3
 
20.4
 
20.1
 
20.0
 
Poland
12.0
 
11.7
 
10.8
 
10.1
 
9.3
 
8.7
 
8.7
 
8.3
 
Portugal
9.6
 
9.4
 
9.3
 
9.9
 
9.7
 
9.6
 
9.3
 
11.5
 
Slovak Republic
2.8
 
2.6
 
2.5
 
2.6
 
2.7
 
3.0
 
3.7
 
4.0
 
Slovenia
7.5
 
7.4
 
7.8
 
7.8
 
7.5
 
8.3
 
9.4
 
8.6
 
Spain
8.4
 
11.0
 
10.8
 
10.7
 
11.1
 
11.9
 
12.4
 
12.9
 
Sweden
14.4
 
13.5
 
13.4
 
14.4
 
14.4
 
14.6
 
14.0
 
13.8
 
Switzerland
24.9
 
25.1
 
25.5
 
25.4
 
25.9
 
26.5
 
26.1
 
25.9
 
Turkey
6.1
 
5.6
 
7.6
 
8.1
 
8.5
 
11.1
 
11.5
 
11.7
 
United Kingdom
23.6
 
23.0
 
23.2
 
22.9
 
23.0
 
23.9
 
24.6
 
24.6
 
United States
13.2
 
12.8
 
12.6
 
12.6
 
12.8
 
14.1
 
13.5
 
12.6
 
OECD-Total
15.0
 
15.2
 
15.2
 
15.4
 
15.6
 
16.4
 
16.6
 
16.5
 
Last updated: 11 July 2012
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The statistical data for Israel are supplied by and under the responsibility of the relevant Israeli authorities. The use of such data by the OECD is without prejudice to the status of the Golan Heights, East Jerusalem and Israeli settlements in the West Bank under the terms of international law.
Source: Labour market statistics: Full-time part-time employment - common definition: incidence, OECD Employment and Labour Market Statistics (database)
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