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Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

In Gosford City, 43.7% of local workers are employed part-time and 55.0% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Gosford City 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
Gosford City - All industries20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
None2,1114.23.71,8993.83.4+212
1 hour - 15 hours7,25514.410.56,93314.010.4+322
16 hours - 24 hours6,13412.19.85,93411.99.3+200
25 hours - 34 hours6,57013.09.96,00512.19.5+565
35 hours - 39 hours9,11418.018.38,60317.317.3+511
40 hours7,97115.819.68,12516.419.4-154
41 hours - 48 hours4,3358.610.14,6299.311.0-294
49 hours or more6,37512.616.66,62013.317.8-245
Not stated6611.31.59391.91.9-278

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, New South Wales: 3.7% 1 hour - 15 hours, New South Wales: 10.5% 16 hours - 24 hours, New South Wales: 9.8% 25 hours - 34 hours, New South Wales: 9.9% 35 hours - 39 hours, New South Wales: 18.3% 40 hours, New South Wales: 19.6% 41 hours - 48 hours, New South Wales: 10.1% 49 hours or more, New South Wales: 16.6% None, Gosford City: 4.2% 1 hour - 15 hours, Gosford City: 14.4% 16 hours - 24 hours, Gosford City: 12.1% 25 hours - 34 hours, Gosford City: 13.0% 35 hours - 39 hours, Gosford City: 18.0% 40 hours, Gosford City: 15.8% 41 hours - 48 hours, Gosford City: 8.6% 49 hours or more, Gosford City: 12.6%
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, Gosford City - All industries: +212 1 hour - 15 hours, Gosford City - All industries: +322 16 hours - 24 hours, Gosford City - All industries: +200 25 hours - 34 hours, Gosford City - All industries: +565 35 hours - 39 hours, Gosford City - All industries: +511 40 hours, Gosford City - All industries: -154 41 hours - 48 hours, Gosford City - All industries: -294 49 hours or more, Gosford City - All industries: -245
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 local workers in Gosford City in 2011 compared to New South Wales 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, 43.7% of the local workers worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 55.0% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.0% and 64.6% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the hours worked by the local workers in Gosford City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (14.4% compared to 10.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (13.0% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (12.6% compared to 16.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (15.8% compared to 19.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the local workers in Gosford City between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+565 local workers)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+511 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+322 local workers)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-294 local workers)

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