This UEW series indicates that there was an increase in the availability of labour from part-time workers during the GFC. In September 2011, the average number of extra hours per week preferred by men working part-time was 15.2. This was a decrease from 15.7 hours in September 2009 and 15.8 in September 2010. Comparatively, the availability of labour from women working part-time increased from 12.9 hours in 2010 to 13.3 hours in 2011. In summary, the number of extra hours of work preferred by men since the GFC is decreasing, whereas for women it is increasing.
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