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Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

In Bankstown City, 30.2% of local workers are employed part-time and 68.3% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Bankstown City across each industry sector. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in a particular industry depend on a number of factors:

  • The availability and take-up of part-time work in the industry;
  • The demands of jobs in the industry and requirement to work overtime;
  • The age and family responsibilities of people working in the industry; and
  • The gender profile of workers in the industry (due to family commitments, females are often more likely to work part-time).

Hours Worked data should be viewed in conjunction with Age structure, Occupation and Income.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Local workers hours worked
Bankstown City - All industries20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
None1,7033.13.71,6462.83.4+57
1 hour - 15 hours5,0969.210.55,0808.710.4+16
16 hours - 24 hours5,0059.09.84,6157.99.3+390
25 hours - 34 hours4,8968.99.94,8528.39.5+44
35 hours - 39 hours12,42222.518.312,81321.917.3-391
40 hours11,57620.919.612,28921.019.4-713
41 hours - 48 hours5,54610.010.16,40710.911.0-861
49 hours or more8,22614.916.69,55716.317.8-1,331
Not stated8441.51.51,3602.31.9-516

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

Local workers hours worked, 2011
Local workers hours worked, 2011 None, New South Wales: 3.7% 1 hour - 15 hours, New South Wales: 10.5% 16 hours - 24 hours, New South Wales: 9.8% 25 hours - 34 hours, New South Wales: 9.9% 35 hours - 39 hours, New South Wales: 18.3% 40 hours, New South Wales: 19.6% 41 hours - 48 hours, New South Wales: 10.1% 49 hours or more, New South Wales: 16.6% None, Bankstown City: 3.1% 1 hour - 15 hours, Bankstown City: 9.2% 16 hours - 24 hours, Bankstown City: 9.0% 25 hours - 34 hours, Bankstown City: 8.9% 35 hours - 39 hours, Bankstown City: 22.5% 40 hours, Bankstown City: 20.9% 41 hours - 48 hours, Bankstown City: 10.0% 49 hours or more, Bankstown City: 14.9%
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 workers hours worked, 2011
Change in local workers hours worked, 2011 None, Bankstown City - All industries: +57 1 hour - 15 hours, Bankstown City - All industries: +16 16 hours - 24 hours, Bankstown City - All industries: +390 25 hours - 34 hours, Bankstown City - All industries: +44 35 hours - 39 hours, Bankstown City - All industries: -391 40 hours, Bankstown City - All industries: -713 41 hours - 48 hours, Bankstown City - All industries: -861 49 hours or more, Bankstown City - All industries: -1,331
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 local workers in Bankstown City in 2011 compared to New South Wales shows that there was a lower proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 30.2% of the local workers worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 68.3% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.0% and 64.6% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the hours worked by the local workers in Bankstown City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (22.5% compared to 18.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (20.9% compared to 19.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (14.9% compared to 16.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (9.2% compared to 10.5%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the local workers in Bankstown City between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 49 hours or more (-1,331 local workers)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-861 local workers)
  • 40 hours (-713 local workers)
  • Not stated (-516 local workers)

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