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Yass Valley Council area

Resident workers (Local) - Hours worked

47.3% of the local labour force in Yass Valley Council area work 40 or more hours, compared to 42.9% in Regional NSW.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Yass Valley 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
Yass Valley Council area 20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%Regional NSW%Number%Regional NSW%2006 to 2011
None3574.64.32623.93.9+95
1 hour - 15 hours78210.111.871210.512.0+70
16 hours - 24 hours6928.910.05988.99.8+94
25 hours - 34 hours7589.811.26479.610.6+111
35 hours - 39 hours1,35017.417.51,05515.616.5+295
40 hours1,38617.916.51,14016.916.9+246
41 hours - 48 hours7729.99.778611.610.0-14
49 hours or more1,51119.516.71,37620.417.4+135
Not stated1542.02.21752.62.8-21

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, Yass Valley Council area: 4.6% 1 hour - 15 hours, Yass Valley Council area: 10.1% 16 hours - 24 hours, Yass Valley Council area: 8.9% 25 hours - 34 hours, Yass Valley Council area: 9.8% 35 hours - 39 hours, Yass Valley Council area: 17.4% 40 hours, Yass Valley Council area: 17.9% 41 hours - 48 hours, Yass Valley Council area: 9.9% 49 hours or more, Yass Valley Council area: 19.5% Not stated, Yass Valley Council area: 2.0%
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, Yass Valley Council area: +95 1 hour - 15 hours, Yass Valley Council area: +70 16 hours - 24 hours, Yass Valley Council area: +94 25 hours - 34 hours, Yass Valley Council area: +111 35 hours - 39 hours, Yass Valley Council area: +295 40 hours, Yass Valley Council area: +246 41 hours - 48 hours, Yass Valley Council area: -14 49 hours or more, Yass Valley Council area: +135 Not stated, Yass Valley Council area: -21
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 Yass Valley Council area'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, 28.8% of the local labour force worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 64.7% 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 Yass Valley Council area and Regional NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 49 hours or more (19.5% compared to 16.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 40 hours (17.9% compared to 16.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (10.1% compared to 11.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (9.8% 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 Yass Valley Council area increased by 662 people (15.2%).

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

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+295 local labour force)
  • 40 hours (+246 local labour force)
  • 49 hours or more (+135 local labour force)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+111 local labour force)

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