Average Tasmanian working hours rising

Average working hours for Tasmanians are increasing again following a recent decline.

Picture: Brodie Weeding.

Picture: Brodie Weeding.

Tasmanian full-time workers worked 38.8 hours per week on average in the year to the end of July, state Treasury analysis of Australian Bureau of Statistics original terms figures showed.

Part-time workers averaged 16.5 hours per week.

Total hours worked by all Tasmanians decreased by 0.4 per cent, year on year.

                      - SEAN FORD

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