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Resident workers (Local) - Hours worked

43.8% of the local labour force in Griffith City work 40 or more hours, compared to 45.8% in New South Wales.

Hours worked shows the distribution of employment hours for Griffith City's residents. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in Griffith City 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
Griffith City 20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2006 to 2011
None4474.03.84123.73.6+35
1 hour - 15 hours1,23211.010.41,20510.910.4+27
16 hours - 24 hours9938.99.78467.69.2+147
25 hours - 34 hours1,0849.79.89438.59.4+141
35 hours - 39 hours2,22419.818.21,93617.517.1+288
40 hours1,96117.519.41,97017.819.3-9
41 hours - 48 hours1,15910.310.01,30011.710.7-141
49 hours or more1,79416.016.42,08618.817.5-292
Not stated3202.92.33703.32.9-50

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, Griffith City: 4.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, Griffith City: 11.0% 16 hours - 24 hours, Griffith City: 8.9% 25 hours - 34 hours, Griffith City: 9.7% 35 hours - 39 hours, Griffith City: 19.8% 40 hours, Griffith City: 17.5% 41 hours - 48 hours, Griffith City: 10.3% 49 hours or more, Griffith City: 16.0% Not stated, Griffith City: 2.9%
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, Griffith City: +35 1 hour - 15 hours, Griffith City: +27 16 hours - 24 hours, Griffith City: +147 25 hours - 34 hours, Griffith City: +141 35 hours - 39 hours, Griffith City: +288 40 hours, Griffith City: -9 41 hours - 48 hours, Griffith City: -141 49 hours or more, Griffith City: -292 Not stated, Griffith City: -50
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 Griffith City's local labour force in 2011 compared to New South Wales shows that there was a similar proportion of people who worked part-time (34 hours or less) as well as a similar proportion of people worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 29.5% of the local labour force worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 63.7% 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 labour force of Griffith City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (19.8% compared to 18.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 40 hours (17.5% compared to 19.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (8.9% compared to 9.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, the number of the local labour force working full-time (35 hours or more) in Griffith City decreased by 154 people (2.1%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the local labour force in Griffith City between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 49 hours or more (-292 local labour force)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+288 local labour force)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+147 local labour force)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+141 local labour force)

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