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Resident workers (Local) - Hours worked

45.1% of the local labour force in the City of Joondalup work 40 or more hours, compared to 47.9% in Western Australia.

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

The hours worked by employed people in the City of Joondalup 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
City of Joondalup 20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2006 to 2011
None3,7394.54.73,2704.04.3+469
1 hour - 15 hours10,50112.610.89,77712.011.1+724
16 hours - 24 hours8,67610.49.27,8359.68.9+841
25 hours - 34 hours8,48110.29.58,16110.09.5+320
35 hours - 39 hours12,86515.515.812,58515.515.0+280
40 hours15,25618.417.415,13718.617.2+119
41 hours - 48 hours8,86610.710.99,38711.511.7-521
49 hours or more13,35116.119.613,25816.319.5+93
Not stated1,2911.62.01,9732.42.8-682

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, Western Australia: 4.7% 1 hour - 15 hours, Western Australia: 10.8% 16 hours - 24 hours, Western Australia: 9.2% 25 hours - 34 hours, Western Australia: 9.5% 35 hours - 39 hours, Western Australia: 15.8% 40 hours, Western Australia: 17.4% 41 hours - 48 hours, Western Australia: 10.9% 49 hours or more, Western Australia: 19.6% Not stated, Western Australia: 2.0% None, City of Joondalup: 4.5% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Joondalup: 12.6% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Joondalup: 10.4% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Joondalup: 10.2% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Joondalup: 15.5% 40 hours, City of Joondalup: 18.4% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Joondalup: 10.7% 49 hours or more, City of Joondalup: 16.1% Not stated, City of Joondalup: 1.6%
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 resident workers hours worked, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers hours worked, 2006 to 2011 None, City of Joondalup: +469 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Joondalup: +724 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Joondalup: +841 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Joondalup: +320 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Joondalup: +280 40 hours, City of Joondalup: +119 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Joondalup: -521 49 hours or more, City of Joondalup: +93 Not stated, City of Joondalup: -682
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 City of Joondalup's local labour force in 2011 compared to Western Australia 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, 33.3% of the local labour force worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 60.6% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 29.5% and 63.7% respectively for Western Australia.

The major differences between the hours worked by the local labour force of the City of Joondalup and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (12.6% compared to 10.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (10.4% compared to 9.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 40 hours (18.4% compared to 17.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 49 hours or more (16.1% compared to 19.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, the number of the local labour force working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Joondalup decreased by 29 people (0.1%).

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

  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+841 local labour force)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+724 local labour force)
  • Not stated (-682 local labour force)
  • 41 hours - 48 hours (-521 local labour force)

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