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Resident workers (Local) - Hours worked

46.0% of the local labour force in the Hilltops Council area work 40 or more hours, compared to 45.8% in NSW.

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

The hours worked by employed people in the Hilltops 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
Hilltops Council area 20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%NSW%Number%NSW%2006 to 2011
None2923.93.82773.73.6+15
1 hour - 15 hours87511.710.485111.410.4+24
16 hours - 24 hours6999.39.76138.29.2+86
25 hours - 34 hours82611.09.87069.59.4+120
35 hours - 39 hours1,15015.318.21,10514.817.1+45
40 hours1,19215.919.41,30817.519.3-116
41 hours - 48 hours7009.310.06498.710.7+51
49 hours or more1,56320.816.41,70022.817.5-137
Not stated2102.82.32613.52.9-51

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, NSW: 3.8% 1 hour - 15 hours, NSW: 10.4% 16 hours - 24 hours, NSW: 9.7% 25 hours - 34 hours, NSW: 9.8% 35 hours - 39 hours, NSW: 18.2% 40 hours, NSW: 19.4% 41 hours - 48 hours, NSW: 10.0% 49 hours or more, NSW: 16.4% Not stated, NSW: 2.3% None, Hilltops Council area: 3.9% 1 hour - 15 hours, Hilltops Council area: 11.7% 16 hours - 24 hours, Hilltops Council area: 9.3% 25 hours - 34 hours, Hilltops Council area: 11.0% 35 hours - 39 hours, Hilltops Council area: 15.3% 40 hours, Hilltops Council area: 15.9% 41 hours - 48 hours, Hilltops Council area: 9.3% 49 hours or more, Hilltops Council area: 20.8% Not stated, Hilltops Council area: 2.8%
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, Hilltops Council area: +15 1 hour - 15 hours, Hilltops Council area: +24 16 hours - 24 hours, Hilltops Council area: +86 25 hours - 34 hours, Hilltops Council area: +120 35 hours - 39 hours, Hilltops Council area: +45 40 hours, Hilltops Council area: -116 41 hours - 48 hours, Hilltops Council area: +51 49 hours or more, Hilltops Council area: -137 Not stated, Hilltops Council area: -51
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 Hilltops Council area's local labour force in 2011 compared to NSW 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, 32.0% of the local labour force worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 61.3% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 29.9% and 64.0% respectively for NSW.

The major differences between the hours worked by the local labour force of the Hilltops Council area and NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 49 hours or more (20.8% compared to 16.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (11.7% compared to 10.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 40 hours (15.9% compared to 19.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (15.3% compared to 18.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, the number of the local labour force working full-time (35 hours or more) in the Hilltops Council area decreased by 157 people (3.3%).

The largest changes in hours worked by the local labour force in the Hilltops Council area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 49 hours or more (-137 local labour force)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+120 local labour force)
  • 40 hours (-116 local labour force)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+86 local labour force)

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