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Developing East Arnhem Limited area

Resident workers (Local) - Hours worked

52.3% of the local labour force in Developing East Arnhem Limited area work 40 or more hours, compared to 50.8% in Northern Territory.

Hours worked shows the distribution of employment hours for Developing East Arnhem Limited area's residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in Developing East Arnhem Limited 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
Developing East Arnhem Limited area 20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%Northern Territory%Number%Northern Territory%2006 to 2011
None2525.25.42304.94.7+22
1 hour - 15 hours3547.36.74539.67.0-99
16 hours - 24 hours49610.26.467414.38.1-178
25 hours - 34 hours3747.78.12535.48.0+121
35 hours - 39 hours63913.119.83557.517.3+284
40 hours81616.719.067314.318.2+143
41 hours - 48 hours68214.011.255811.811.6+124
49 hours or more1,05121.620.71,26626.921.9-215
Not stated2114.32.72485.33.3-37

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, Northern Territory: 5.4% 1 hour - 15 hours, Northern Territory: 6.7% 16 hours - 24 hours, Northern Territory: 6.4% 25 hours - 34 hours, Northern Territory: 8.1% 35 hours - 39 hours, Northern Territory: 19.8% 40 hours, Northern Territory: 19.0% 41 hours - 48 hours, Northern Territory: 11.2% 49 hours or more, Northern Territory: 20.7% Not stated, Northern Territory: 2.7% None, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 5.2% 1 hour - 15 hours, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 7.3% 16 hours - 24 hours, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 10.2% 25 hours - 34 hours, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 7.7% 35 hours - 39 hours, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 13.1% 40 hours, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 16.7% 41 hours - 48 hours, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 14.0% 49 hours or more, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 21.6% Not stated, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 4.3%
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, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +22 1 hour - 15 hours, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -99 16 hours - 24 hours, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -178 25 hours - 34 hours, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +121 35 hours - 39 hours, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +284 40 hours, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +143 41 hours - 48 hours, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +124 49 hours or more, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -215 Not stated, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -37
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 Developing East Arnhem Limited area's local labour force in 2011 compared to Northern Territory shows that there was a higher proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 25.1% of the local labour force worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 65.4% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 21.2% and 70.6% respectively for Northern Territory.

The major differences between the hours worked by the local labour force of Developing East Arnhem Limited area and Northern Territory were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (10.2% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 41 hours - 48 hours (14.0% compared to 11.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (13.1% compared to 19.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 40 hours (16.7% compared to 19.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, the number of the local labour force working full-time (35 hours or more) in Developing East Arnhem Limited area increased by 336 people (11.8%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the local labour force in Developing East Arnhem Limited area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+284 local labour force)
  • 49 hours or more (-215 local labour force)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (-178 local labour force)
  • 40 hours (+143 local labour force)

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