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Resident workers (Local) - Hours worked

48.7% of the local labour force in Camden Council area work 40 or more hours, compared to 45.8% in New South Wales.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Camden Council area 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
Camden Council area 20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2006 to 2011
None1,0923.83.87803.23.6+312
1 hour - 15 hours2,7129.410.42,3549.510.4+358
16 hours - 24 hours2,6009.09.72,2078.99.2+393
25 hours - 34 hours2,4488.59.82,1298.69.4+319
35 hours - 39 hours5,28218.418.24,14516.717.1+1,137
40 hours5,63419.619.44,81419.419.3+820
41 hours - 48 hours3,13110.910.02,81411.410.7+317
49 hours or more5,24818.216.44,80419.417.5+444
Not stated6122.12.37052.82.9-93

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, 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, Camden Council area: 3.8% 1 hour - 15 hours, Camden Council area: 9.4% 16 hours - 24 hours, Camden Council area: 9.0% 25 hours - 34 hours, Camden Council area: 8.5% 35 hours - 39 hours, Camden Council area: 18.4% 40 hours, Camden Council area: 19.6% 41 hours - 48 hours, Camden Council area: 10.9% 49 hours or more, Camden Council area: 18.2% Not stated, Camden Council area: 2.1%
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 resident workers hours worked, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers hours worked, 2006 to 2011 None, Camden Council area: +312 1 hour - 15 hours, Camden Council area: +358 16 hours - 24 hours, Camden Council area: +393 25 hours - 34 hours, Camden Council area: +319 35 hours - 39 hours, Camden Council area: +1,137 40 hours, Camden Council area: +820 41 hours - 48 hours, Camden Council area: +317 49 hours or more, Camden Council area: +444 Not stated, Camden Council area: -93
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 Camden Council area's local labour force in 2011 compared to New South Wales shows that there was a lower proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a higher proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 27.0% of the local labour force worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 67.1% 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 Camden Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 49 hours or more (18.2% compared to 16.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 41 hours - 48 hours (10.9% compared to 10.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (8.5% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (9.4% compared to 10.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, the number of the local labour force working full-time (35 hours or more) in Camden Council area increased by 2,718 people (16.4%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the local labour force in Camden Council area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+1,137 local labour force)
  • 40 hours (+820 local labour force)
  • 49 hours or more (+444 local labour force)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+393 local labour force)

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