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Resident workers (Local) - Hours worked

43.2% of the local labour force in the City of Casey work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.9% in Victoria.

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

The hours worked by employed people in the City of Casey 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 Casey 20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2006 to 2011
None4,1383.53.93,1963.23.6+942
1 hour - 15 hours11,90410.011.410,28210.211.6+1,622
16 hours - 24 hours10,4488.79.78,1708.19.0+2,278
25 hours - 34 hours11,6139.710.18,9358.99.4+2,678
35 hours - 39 hours26,70422.317.620,00419.916.2+6,700
40 hours24,53320.519.520,24120.119.3+4,292
41 hours - 48 hours11,90810.010.211,56911.511.1+339
49 hours or more15,22212.715.215,03214.917.0+190
Not stated3,0672.62.23,2473.22.8-180

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 Casey: 3.5% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Casey: 10.0% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Casey: 8.7% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Casey: 9.7% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Casey: 22.3% 40 hours, City of Casey: 20.5% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Casey: 10.0% 49 hours or more, City of Casey: 12.7% Not stated, City of Casey: 2.6%
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, City of Casey: +942 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Casey: +1,622 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Casey: +2,278 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Casey: +2,678 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Casey: +6,700 40 hours, City of Casey: +4,292 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Casey: +339 49 hours or more, City of Casey: +190 Not stated, City of Casey: -180
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 City of Casey'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, 28.4% of the local labour force worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 65.6% 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 Casey and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (22.3% compared to 17.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 40 hours (20.5% compared to 19.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 49 hours or more (12.7% compared to 15.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (10.0% compared to 11.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, the number of the local labour force working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Casey increased by 11,521 people (17.2%).

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

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+6,700 local labour force)
  • 40 hours (+4,292 local labour force)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+2,678 local labour force)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+2,278 local labour force)

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