The number of people working as Registered Nurses (Child and Family Health) (in their main job) fell over 5 years:
from 7,500 in 2011 to 5,400 in 2016.
- Size: This is a small occupation.
- Location: Registered Nurses (Child and Family Health) work in many parts of Australia. Victoria has a large share of workers.
- Industries: Most work in Health Care and Social Assistance; Public Administration and Safety; and Education and Training.
- Full-time: Less than half work full-time (41%, less than the average of 66%), showing there are many opportunities to work part-time.
- Hours: Full-time workers spend around 41 hours per week at work (compared to the average of 44 hours).
- Age: The average age is 48 years (compared to the average of 40 years). Many workers are 45 years or older (60%).
- Gender: 99% of workers are female (compared to the average of 48%).
The Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business talks with employers who have tried to fill vacancies. Find out more in the latest report on Registered Nurses.