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Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

36.6% of local workers in Hilltops Council area are employed part-time and 61.9% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Canberra Region across each industry sector. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in a particular industry depend on a number of factors:

  • The availability and take-up of part-time work in the industry;
  • The demands of jobs in the industry and requirement to work overtime;
  • The age and family responsibilities of people working in the industry; and
  • The gender profile of workers in the industry (due to family commitments, females are often more likely to work part-time).

Hours Worked data should be viewed in conjunction with Age structure, Occupation and Income.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Local workers hours worked
Hilltops Council area - All industries20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%NSW %Number%NSW %2006 to 2011
None2443.83.72443.63.40
1 hour - 15 hours78112.310.576211.310.4+19
16 hours - 24 hours5989.49.85688.49.3+30
25 hours - 34 hours71311.29.96519.79.5+62
35 hours - 39 hours99915.718.31,03515.417.3-36
40 hours1,00915.819.61,17217.419.4-163
41 hours - 48 hours5989.410.16099.011.0-11
49 hours or more1,33721.016.61,53422.817.8-197
Not stated951.51.51592.41.9-64

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Local workers hours worked, 2011
Local workers hours worked, 2011 None, NSW: 3.7% 1 hour - 15 hours, NSW: 10.5% 16 hours - 24 hours, NSW: 9.8% 25 hours - 34 hours, NSW: 9.9% 35 hours - 39 hours, NSW: 18.3% 40 hours, NSW: 19.6% 41 hours - 48 hours, NSW: 10.1% 49 hours or more, NSW: 16.6% None, Hilltops Council area: 3.8% 1 hour - 15 hours, Hilltops Council area: 12.3% 16 hours - 24 hours, Hilltops Council area: 9.4% 25 hours - 34 hours, Hilltops Council area: 11.2% 35 hours - 39 hours, Hilltops Council area: 15.7% 40 hours, Hilltops Council area: 15.8% 41 hours - 48 hours, Hilltops Council area: 9.4% 49 hours or more, Hilltops Council area: 21.0%
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 workers hours worked, 2011
Change in local workers hours worked, 2011 None, Hilltops Council area - All industries: 0 1 hour - 15 hours, Hilltops Council area - All industries: +19 16 hours - 24 hours, Hilltops Council area - All industries: +30 25 hours - 34 hours, Hilltops Council area - All industries: +62 35 hours - 39 hours, Hilltops Council area - All industries: -36 40 hours, Hilltops Council area - All industries: -163 41 hours - 48 hours, Hilltops Council area - All industries: -11 49 hours or more, Hilltops Council area - All industries: -197
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 workforce in Hilltops Council area in 2011 compared to NSW shows that there was a higher proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 36.6% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 61.9% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.0% and 64.6% respectively for NSW.

The major differences between the hours worked by the in Hilltops Council area and NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (21.0% compared to 16.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (12.3% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (15.8% compared to 19.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (15.7% compared to 18.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the in Hilltops Council area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 49 hours or more (-197 local workers)
  • 40 hours (-163 local workers)
  • Not stated (-64 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+62 local workers)

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