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Yass Valley Council area

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

42.0% of local workers in Yass Valley Council area are employed part-time and 56.6% 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
Yass Valley Council area - All industries20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%NSW %Number%NSW %2006 to 2011
None1524.53.71323.73.4+20
1 hour - 15 hours47414.210.554115.210.4-67
16 hours - 24 hours38311.59.839911.29.3-16
25 hours - 34 hours39611.89.938911.09.5+7
35 hours - 39 hours43913.118.343912.417.30
40 hours47814.319.650014.119.4-22
41 hours - 48 hours2597.710.13229.111.0-63
49 hours or more71421.416.674721.017.8-33
Not stated471.41.5832.31.9-36

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, Yass Valley Council area: 4.5% 1 hour - 15 hours, Yass Valley Council area: 14.2% 16 hours - 24 hours, Yass Valley Council area: 11.5% 25 hours - 34 hours, Yass Valley Council area: 11.8% 35 hours - 39 hours, Yass Valley Council area: 13.1% 40 hours, Yass Valley Council area: 14.3% 41 hours - 48 hours, Yass Valley Council area: 7.7% 49 hours or more, Yass Valley Council area: 21.4%
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 workers hours worked, 2011
Change in local workers hours worked, 2011 None, Yass Valley Council area - All industries: +20 1 hour - 15 hours, Yass Valley Council area - All industries: -67 16 hours - 24 hours, Yass Valley Council area - All industries: -16 25 hours - 34 hours, Yass Valley Council area - All industries: +7 35 hours - 39 hours, Yass Valley Council area - All industries: 0 40 hours, Yass Valley Council area - All industries: -22 41 hours - 48 hours, Yass Valley Council area - All industries: -63 49 hours or more, Yass Valley Council area - All industries: -33
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 Yass Valley 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, 42.0% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 56.6% 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 Yass Valley Council area and NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (21.4% compared to 16.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (14.2% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (14.3% compared to 19.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (13.1% compared to 18.3%)

Emerging groups

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

  • 1 hour - 15 hours (-67 local workers)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-63 local workers)
  • Not stated (-36 local workers)
  • 49 hours or more (-33 local workers)

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