Department of Health

Healthy Workers Initiative

Personal and Other Services

The Personal and Other Services sector is made up of a diverse range of jobs and workplaces. It includes varied occupations such as motor mechanics and hairdressers.

The data below provides information on the health risks of people working in this industry compared to the entire working population with a focus on smoking, physical inactivity, nutrition and harmful alcohol consumption.

Prevalence of modifiable lifestyle risk factors

Analysis of all Persons aged 18 or more Current Smoker Inadequate Fruit & Veg intake Physical Inactivity BMI - Measured BMI - Measured Waist Circumference Waist Circumference Alcohol Increased Lifetime Risk
Overweight OR obese Obese Increased OR high risk High Risk
NATIONAL
22%
49%
71%
59%
23%
55%
31%
24%
Personal & Other Services
26%
53%
67%
56%
22%
51%
26%
27%

NOTE: Highlighted items are significantly different from the national average