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Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

32.5% of local workers in the City of Brimbank are employed part-time and 66.0% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in City of Brimbank 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 Brimbank - All industries20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
None1,6593.23.81,4003.13.5+259
1 hour - 15 hours5,23610.211.54,66510.211.3+571
16 hours - 24 hours4,6839.19.83,8398.49.0+844
25 hours - 34 hours5,0509.910.34,1159.09.5+935
35 hours - 39 hours10,40820.317.88,46918.616.5+1,939
40 hours10,78321.119.79,72221.319.6+1,061
41 hours - 48 hours5,18910.110.45,02211.011.5+167
49 hours or more7,42014.515.37,28916.017.3+131
Not stated7731.51.51,0412.31.8-268

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: 3.8% 1 hour - 15 hours, Victoria: 11.5% 16 hours - 24 hours, Victoria: 9.8% 25 hours - 34 hours, Victoria: 10.3% 35 hours - 39 hours, Victoria: 17.8% 40 hours, Victoria: 19.7% 41 hours - 48 hours, Victoria: 10.4% 49 hours or more, Victoria: 15.3% None, City of Brimbank: 3.2% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Brimbank: 10.2% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Brimbank: 9.1% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Brimbank: 9.9% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Brimbank: 20.3% 40 hours, City of Brimbank: 21.1% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Brimbank: 10.1% 49 hours or more, City of Brimbank: 14.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
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Change in local workers hours worked, 2011
Change in local workers hours worked, 2011 None, City of Brimbank - All industries: +259 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Brimbank - All industries: +571 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Brimbank - All industries: +844 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Brimbank - All industries: +935 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Brimbank - All industries: +1,939 40 hours, City of Brimbank - All industries: +1,061 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Brimbank - All industries: +167 49 hours or more, City of Brimbank - All industries: +131
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 workforce in the City of Brimbank 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, 32.5% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 66.0% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 35.3% and 63.2% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the hours worked by the in the City of Brimbank and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (20.3% compared to 17.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (21.1% compared to 19.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (10.2% compared to 11.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (14.5% compared to 15.3%)

Emerging groups

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

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+1,939 local workers)
  • 40 hours (+1,061 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+935 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+844 local workers)

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