Essential Report

Statements about Work

Jul 31, 2012

Q. Do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

Full-time workers

Total agree

Total disagree

Strongly agree

Agree

Disagree

Strongly disagree

Don’t know

I find it difficult to balance work and other responsibilities

51%

45%

12%

39%

35%

10%

4%

Where there is a conflict between work and other responsibilities, work comes first.

47%

47%

7%

40%

36%

11%

6%

Where there is conflict between work and other responsibilities I feel I can ask my employer for some flexibility

67%

24%

13%

54%

17%

7%

10%

There are times I feel the stress from juggling work and other responsibilities is impacting on my physical well-being

63%

32%

18%

45%

26%

6%

4%


Part-time workers

Total agree

Total disagree

Strongly agree

Agree

Disagree

Strongly disagree

Don’t know

I find it difficult to balance work and other responsibilities

43%

54%

9%

34%

46%

8%

2%

Where there is a conflict between work and other responsibilities, work comes first.

36%

56%

5%

31%

46%

10%

8%

Where there is conflict between work and other responsibilities I feel I can ask my employer for some flexibility

64%

21%

12%

52%

16%

5%

14%

There are times I feel the stress from juggling work and other responsibilities is impacting on my physical well-being

53%

42%

15%

38%

31%

11%

5%

Total workers – Agree

 

Total

Men

Women

Aged 18-34

Aged 35-54

Aged 55+

I find it difficult to balance work and other responsibilities

48%

45%

51%

53%

50%

36%

Where there is a conflict between work and other responsibilities, work comes first.

41%

43%

38%

44%

40%

45%

Where there is conflict between work and other responsibilities I feel I can ask my employer for some flexibility

66%

66%

65%

76%

64%

54%

There are times I feel the stress from juggling work and other responsibilities is impacting on my physical well-being

58%

57%

59%

67%

62%

43%

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