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Local workers - Hours worked - Retail Trade

40.8% of Retail Trade local workers in the City of Boroondara are employed part-time and 58.2% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in City of Boroondara 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
City of Boroondara - Retail Trade20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
None2603.23.72462.83.2+14
1 hour - 15 hours1,36816.823.11,49517.323.5-127
16 hours - 24 hours92211.313.289510.412.4+27
25 hours - 34 hours7829.611.87448.610.9+38
35 hours - 39 hours93611.515.598311.414.0-47
40 hours1,46618.012.51,40816.312.8+58
41 hours - 48 hours87710.77.71,01911.88.5-142
49 hours or more1,47218.010.91,72319.912.8-251
Not stated821.01.61331.51.9-51

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, Victoria: 3.7% 1 hour - 15 hours, Victoria: 23.1% 16 hours - 24 hours, Victoria: 13.2% 25 hours - 34 hours, Victoria: 11.8% 35 hours - 39 hours, Victoria: 15.5% 40 hours, Victoria: 12.5% 41 hours - 48 hours, Victoria: 7.7% 49 hours or more, Victoria: 10.9% None, City of Boroondara: 3.2% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Boroondara: 16.8% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Boroondara: 11.3% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Boroondara: 9.6% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Boroondara: 11.5% 40 hours, City of Boroondara: 18.0% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Boroondara: 10.7% 49 hours or more, City of Boroondara: 18.0%
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 workers hours worked, 2011
Change in local workers hours worked, 2011 None, City of Boroondara - Retail Trade: +14 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Boroondara - Retail Trade: -127 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Boroondara - Retail Trade: +27 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Boroondara - Retail Trade: +38 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Boroondara - Retail Trade: -47 40 hours, City of Boroondara - Retail Trade: +58 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Boroondara - Retail Trade: -142 49 hours or more, City of Boroondara - Retail Trade: -251
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 Retail Trade workforce in the City of Boroondara in 2011 compared to Victoria 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, 40.8% of the Retail Trade workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 58.2% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 51.7% and 46.7% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the hours worked by the Retail Trade in the City of Boroondara and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (18.0% compared to 10.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (18.0% compared to 12.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (16.8% compared to 23.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (11.5% compared to 15.5%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the Retail Trade in the City of Boroondara between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 49 hours or more (-251 local workers)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-142 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (-127 local workers)
  • 40 hours (+58 local workers)

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