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Upper Lachlan Shire

Resident workers (Local) - Hours worked

49.8% of the local labour force in Upper Lachlan Shire work 40 or more hours, compared to 42.9% in Regional NSW.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Upper Lachlan 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
Upper Lachlan Shire 20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%Regional NSW%Number%Regional NSW%2006 to 2011
None1193.44.31243.93.9-5
1 hour - 15 hours3459.911.833010.312.0+15
16 hours - 24 hours34910.010.02808.79.8+69
25 hours - 34 hours3449.911.23119.710.6+33
35 hours - 39 hours50114.417.541512.916.5+86
40 hours58917.016.549715.416.9+92
41 hours - 48 hours3289.49.73049.410.0+24
49 hours or more81323.416.787527.217.4-62
Not stated852.42.2822.52.8+3

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, Regional NSW: 4.3% 1 hour - 15 hours, Regional NSW: 11.8% 16 hours - 24 hours, Regional NSW: 10.0% 25 hours - 34 hours, Regional NSW: 11.2% 35 hours - 39 hours, Regional NSW: 17.5% 40 hours, Regional NSW: 16.5% 41 hours - 48 hours, Regional NSW: 9.7% 49 hours or more, Regional NSW: 16.7% Not stated, Regional NSW: 2.2% None, Upper Lachlan Shire: 3.4% 1 hour - 15 hours, Upper Lachlan Shire: 9.9% 16 hours - 24 hours, Upper Lachlan Shire: 10.0% 25 hours - 34 hours, Upper Lachlan Shire: 9.9% 35 hours - 39 hours, Upper Lachlan Shire: 14.4% 40 hours, Upper Lachlan Shire: 17.0% 41 hours - 48 hours, Upper Lachlan Shire: 9.4% 49 hours or more, Upper Lachlan Shire: 23.4% Not stated, Upper Lachlan Shire: 2.4%
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, Upper Lachlan Shire: -5 1 hour - 15 hours, Upper Lachlan Shire: +15 16 hours - 24 hours, Upper Lachlan Shire: +69 25 hours - 34 hours, Upper Lachlan Shire: +33 35 hours - 39 hours, Upper Lachlan Shire: +86 40 hours, Upper Lachlan Shire: +92 41 hours - 48 hours, Upper Lachlan Shire: +24 49 hours or more, Upper Lachlan Shire: -62 Not stated, Upper Lachlan Shire: +3
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 Upper Lachlan Shire's local labour force in 2011 compared to Regional NSW 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, 29.9% of the local labour force worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 64.2% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 33.0% and 60.4% respectively for Regional NSW.

The major differences between the hours worked by the local labour force of Upper Lachlan Shire and Regional NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 49 hours or more (23.4% compared to 16.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (14.4% compared to 17.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (9.9% compared to 11.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (9.9% compared to 11.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, the number of the local labour force working full-time (35 hours or more) in Upper Lachlan Shire increased by 140 people (6.7%).

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

  • 40 hours (+92 local labour force)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+86 local labour force)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+69 local labour force)
  • 49 hours or more (-62 local labour force)

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