Women's satisfaction with zero-hours contracts in the United Kingdom 2014

This statistic shows how women employed on a zero-hours contract perceived their employment situation in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014. Almost 40 percent of female employees accepted a zero-hours contract because it was the only work they could find, whereas 25 percent of those surveyed said they deliberately chose to be employed on a zero-hours contract.

Which of the following statements best describes your situation being employed on a zero-hours contract?

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Release date

June 2014


United Kingdom

Survey time period

June 4 to 7, 2014

Number of respondents

1,003 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

women in the UK earning 7.44 GBP per hour or less, or 1,128 GBP per month or less

Method of interview

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