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Bega Valley Shire

Resident workers (Local) - Hours worked

38.1% of the local labour force in Bega Valley Shire work 40 or more hours, compared to 45.8% in New South Wales.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Bega Valley Shire 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
Bega Valley Shire 20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2006 to 2011
None6635.13.85264.23.6+137
1 hour - 15 hours1,88714.510.41,86114.910.4+26
16 hours - 24 hours1,52911.79.71,40911.39.2+120
25 hours - 34 hours1,69513.09.81,53512.39.4+160
35 hours - 39 hours2,02515.518.21,72013.817.1+305
40 hours1,91414.719.41,89615.219.3+18
41 hours - 48 hours1,0888.310.01,0918.810.7-3
49 hours or more1,97115.116.42,08716.717.5-116
Not stated2702.12.33382.72.9-68

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, New South Wales: 3.8% 1 hour - 15 hours, New South Wales: 10.4% 16 hours - 24 hours, New South Wales: 9.7% 25 hours - 34 hours, New South Wales: 9.8% 35 hours - 39 hours, New South Wales: 18.2% 40 hours, New South Wales: 19.4% 41 hours - 48 hours, New South Wales: 10.0% 49 hours or more, New South Wales: 16.4% Not stated, New South Wales: 2.3% None, Bega Valley Shire: 5.1% 1 hour - 15 hours, Bega Valley Shire: 14.5% 16 hours - 24 hours, Bega Valley Shire: 11.7% 25 hours - 34 hours, Bega Valley Shire: 13.0% 35 hours - 39 hours, Bega Valley Shire: 15.5% 40 hours, Bega Valley Shire: 14.7% 41 hours - 48 hours, Bega Valley Shire: 8.3% 49 hours or more, Bega Valley Shire: 15.1% Not stated, Bega Valley Shire: 2.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
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Change in local resident workers hours worked, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers hours worked, 2006 to 2011 None, Bega Valley Shire: +137 1 hour - 15 hours, Bega Valley Shire: +26 16 hours - 24 hours, Bega Valley Shire: +120 25 hours - 34 hours, Bega Valley Shire: +160 35 hours - 39 hours, Bega Valley Shire: +305 40 hours, Bega Valley Shire: +18 41 hours - 48 hours, Bega Valley Shire: -3 49 hours or more, Bega Valley Shire: -116 Not stated, Bega Valley Shire: -68
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by Bega Valley Shire's local labour force in 2011 compared to New South Wales 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, 39.2% of the local labour force worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 53.7% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 29.9% and 64.0% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the hours worked by the local labour force of Bega Valley Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (14.5% compared to 10.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (13.0% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 40 hours (14.7% compared to 19.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (15.5% compared to 18.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, the number of the local labour force working full-time (35 hours or more) in Bega Valley Shire increased by 204 people (3.0%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the local labour force in Bega Valley Shire between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+305 local labour force)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+160 local labour force)
  • None (+137 local labour force)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+120 local labour force)

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