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Cardinia Shire

Resident workers (Local) - Hours worked

47.0% of the local labour force in Cardinia Shire work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.9% in Victoria.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Cardinia 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
Cardinia Shire 20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2006 to 2011
None1,3063.63.99343.43.6+372
1 hour - 15 hours4,00211.011.43,17211.711.6+830
16 hours - 24 hours3,2378.99.72,3688.79.0+869
25 hours - 34 hours3,67410.110.12,75210.19.4+922
35 hours - 39 hours6,23917.217.63,93214.516.2+2,307
40 hours7,05319.519.54,97618.319.3+2,077
41 hours - 48 hours3,84210.610.23,09711.411.1+745
49 hours or more6,15017.015.25,17119.017.0+979
Not stated7512.12.27982.92.8-47

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, Cardinia Shire: 3.6% 1 hour - 15 hours, Cardinia Shire: 11.0% 16 hours - 24 hours, Cardinia Shire: 8.9% 25 hours - 34 hours, Cardinia Shire: 10.1% 35 hours - 39 hours, Cardinia Shire: 17.2% 40 hours, Cardinia Shire: 19.5% 41 hours - 48 hours, Cardinia Shire: 10.6% 49 hours or more, Cardinia Shire: 17.0% Not stated, Cardinia Shire: 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, Cardinia Shire: +372 1 hour - 15 hours, Cardinia Shire: +830 16 hours - 24 hours, Cardinia Shire: +869 25 hours - 34 hours, Cardinia Shire: +922 35 hours - 39 hours, Cardinia Shire: +2,307 40 hours, Cardinia Shire: +2,077 41 hours - 48 hours, Cardinia Shire: +745 49 hours or more, Cardinia Shire: +979 Not stated, Cardinia Shire: -47
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 Cardinia Shire'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 higher proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 30.1% of the local labour force worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 64.2% 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 Cardinia Shire and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 49 hours or more (17.0% compared to 15.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (8.9% compared to 9.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, the number of the local labour force working full-time (35 hours or more) in Cardinia Shire increased by 6,108 people (35.6%).

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

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+2,307 local labour force)
  • 40 hours (+2,077 local labour force)
  • 49 hours or more (+979 local labour force)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+922 local labour force)

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