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Resident workers (Local) - Hours worked

40.1% of the local labour force in the City of Brimbank work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.9% in Victoria.

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

The hours worked by employed people in the City of Brimbank 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 Brimbank 20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2006 to 2011
None2,6893.53.92,1803.23.6+509
1 hour - 15 hours8,00610.511.47,00910.311.6+997
16 hours - 24 hours7,4189.79.75,5668.29.0+1,852
25 hours - 34 hours7,3239.610.16,0688.99.4+1,255
35 hours - 39 hours17,51122.917.614,56721.416.2+2,944
40 hours16,52021.619.515,03122.119.3+1,489
41 hours - 48 hours6,2278.210.26,4429.511.1-215
49 hours or more7,88810.315.28,30812.217.0-420
Not stated2,7973.72.22,8904.22.8-93

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, Victoria: 3.9% 1 hour - 15 hours, Victoria: 11.4% 16 hours - 24 hours, Victoria: 9.7% 25 hours - 34 hours, Victoria: 10.1% 35 hours - 39 hours, Victoria: 17.6% 40 hours, Victoria: 19.5% 41 hours - 48 hours, Victoria: 10.2% 49 hours or more, Victoria: 15.2% Not stated, Victoria: 2.2% None, City of Brimbank: 3.5% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Brimbank: 10.5% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Brimbank: 9.7% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Brimbank: 9.6% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Brimbank: 22.9% 40 hours, City of Brimbank: 21.6% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Brimbank: 8.2% 49 hours or more, City of Brimbank: 10.3% Not stated, City of Brimbank: 3.7%
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, City of Brimbank: +509 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Brimbank: +997 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Brimbank: +1,852 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Brimbank: +1,255 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Brimbank: +2,944 40 hours, City of Brimbank: +1,489 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Brimbank: -215 49 hours or more, City of Brimbank: -420 Not stated, City of Brimbank: -93
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 the City of Brimbank's local labour force in 2011 compared to Victoria shows that there was a lower proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a similar proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 29.8% of the local labour force worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 63.0% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 31.3% and 62.6% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the hours worked by the local labour force of the City of Brimbank and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (22.9% compared to 17.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 40 hours (21.6% compared to 19.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 49 hours or more (10.3% compared to 15.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 41 hours - 48 hours (8.2% compared to 10.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, the number of the local labour force working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Brimbank increased by 3,798 people (8.6%).

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

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+2,944 local labour force)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+1,852 local labour force)
  • 40 hours (+1,489 local labour force)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+1,255 local labour force)

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