Education, Skills and Learning

Women are dominating employment growth, but what sort of jobs are we talking about?

In the last three decades, female participation in the workplace in Australia has increased from 40% to 60%. Image: REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Rebecca Cassells

Associate Professor, Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre, Curtin University

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Labour force participation rate – men and women. Image: Labour Force, Australia

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Job losses and gains by sector, men and women, 2006 to 2016. Image: Bankwest Cutin Economics Centre
Top ten growth occupations (volume), 2006 to 2016.

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