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Resident workers (Local) - Hours worked

40.2% of the local labour force in the City of Albany work 40 or more hours, compared to 47.9% in Western Australia.

Hours worked shows the distribution of employment hours for the City of Albany's residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in the City of Albany depends on a number of factors:

  • The availability and take-up of part-time work;
  • The industry sector in which they work;
  • The occupation level and requirement or opportunity to work overtime, and;
  • The age structure and household structure of the working population.

Hours worked statistics should be viewed in conjunction with Age structure, Occupations and Income to provide more insight into the observations made.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local resident workers hours worked
City of Albany 20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2006 to 2011
None8966.04.79066.54.3-10
1 hour - 15 hours1,85112.310.81,67412.011.1+177
16 hours - 24 hours1,4559.79.21,3139.48.9+142
25 hours - 34 hours1,97013.19.51,57411.29.5+396
35 hours - 39 hours2,50316.715.82,11315.115.0+390
40 hours2,14614.317.42,04914.617.2+97
41 hours - 48 hours1,56510.410.91,50310.711.7+62
49 hours or more2,33615.519.62,42817.419.5-92
Not stated3082.02.04323.12.8-124

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Local resident workers hours worked, 2011
Local resident workers hours worked, 2011 None, Western Australia: 4.7% 1 hour - 15 hours, Western Australia: 10.8% 16 hours - 24 hours, Western Australia: 9.2% 25 hours - 34 hours, Western Australia: 9.5% 35 hours - 39 hours, Western Australia: 15.8% 40 hours, Western Australia: 17.4% 41 hours - 48 hours, Western Australia: 10.9% 49 hours or more, Western Australia: 19.6% Not stated, Western Australia: 2.0% None, City of Albany: 6.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Albany: 12.3% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Albany: 9.7% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Albany: 13.1% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Albany: 16.7% 40 hours, City of Albany: 14.3% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Albany: 10.4% 49 hours or more, City of Albany: 15.5% Not stated, City of Albany: 2.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local resident workers hours worked, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers hours worked, 2006 to 2011 None, City of Albany: -10 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Albany: +177 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Albany: +142 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Albany: +396 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Albany: +390 40 hours, City of Albany: +97 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Albany: +62 49 hours or more, City of Albany: -92 Not stated, City of Albany: -124
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by the City of Albany's local labour force in 2011 compared to Western Australia shows that there was a higher proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 35.1% of the local labour force worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 56.9% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 29.5% and 63.7% respectively for Western Australia.

The major differences between the hours worked by the local labour force of the City of Albany and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (13.1% compared to 9.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (12.3% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 49 hours or more (15.5% compared to 19.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 40 hours (14.3% compared to 17.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, the number of the local labour force working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Albany increased by 457 people (5.6%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the local labour force in the City of Albany between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+396 local labour force)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+390 local labour force)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+177 local labour force)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+142 local labour force)

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