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Goulburn Mulwaree Council area

Resident workers (Local) - Hours worked

42.0% of the local resident workers in Goulburn Mulwaree Council area work 40 or more hours, compared to 45.8% in New South Wales.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Goulburn Mulwaree 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
Goulburn Mulwaree Council area 20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2006 to 2011
None4633.83.85434.93.6-80
1 hour - 15 hours1,1569.510.41,16110.510.4-5
16 hours - 24 hours1,1739.79.71,0479.49.2+126
25 hours - 34 hours1,37311.39.81,15810.49.4+215
35 hours - 39 hours2,58221.318.22,26720.417.1+315
40 hours2,00116.519.41,93817.519.3+63
41 hours - 48 hours1,1379.410.09678.710.7+170
49 hours or more1,95216.116.41,73915.717.5+213
Not stated2872.42.32792.52.9+8

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, New South Wales: 3.8% 1 hour - 15 hours, New South Wales: 10.4% 16 hours - 24 hours, New South Wales: 9.7% 25 hours - 34 hours, New South Wales: 9.8% 35 hours - 39 hours, New South Wales: 18.2% 40 hours, New South Wales: 19.4% 41 hours - 48 hours, New South Wales: 10.0% 49 hours or more, New South Wales: 16.4% Not stated, New South Wales: 2.3% None, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 3.8% 1 hour - 15 hours, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 9.5% 16 hours - 24 hours, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 9.7% 25 hours - 34 hours, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 11.3% 35 hours - 39 hours, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 21.3% 40 hours, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 16.5% 41 hours - 48 hours, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 9.4% 49 hours or more, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 16.1% Not stated, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 2.4%
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 resident workers hours worked, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers hours worked, 2006 to 2011 None, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: -80 1 hour - 15 hours, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: -5 16 hours - 24 hours, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: +126 25 hours - 34 hours, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: +215 35 hours - 39 hours, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: +315 40 hours, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: +63 41 hours - 48 hours, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: +170 49 hours or more, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: +213 Not stated, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: +8
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 Goulburn Mulwaree Council area's local resident workers in 2011 compared to New South Wales 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, 30.5% of the local resident workers worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 63.3% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 29.9% and 64.0% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the hours worked by the local resident workers of Goulburn Mulwaree Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local resident workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (21.3% compared to 18.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local resident workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (11.3% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers who worked 40 hours (16.5% compared to 19.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (9.5% compared to 10.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, the number of the local resident workers working full-time (35 hours or more) in Goulburn Mulwaree Council area increased by 761 people (11.0%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the local resident workers in Goulburn Mulwaree Council area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+315 local resident workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+215 local resident workers)
  • 49 hours or more (+213 local resident workers)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (+170 local resident workers)

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