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Wollondilly Shire

Resident workers (Local) - Hours worked

48.6% of the local labour force in Wollondilly Shire work 40 or more hours, compared to 47.4% in Greater Sydney.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Wollondilly Shire 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
Wollondilly Shire 20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%Greater Sydney%Number%Greater Sydney%2006 to 2011
None7783.73.66803.53.4+98
1 hour - 15 hours1,9939.49.71,9199.99.6+74
16 hours - 24 hours2,0039.49.61,8149.38.8+189
25 hours - 34 hours2,1019.99.11,7539.08.7+348
35 hours - 39 hours3,53616.618.53,07015.817.4+466
40 hours3,94118.520.93,43217.720.6+509
41 hours - 48 hours2,20710.410.12,17011.211.1+37
49 hours or more4,20019.716.33,98920.517.5+211
Not stated5282.52.35893.02.9-61

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, Greater Sydney: 3.6% 1 hour - 15 hours, Greater Sydney: 9.7% 16 hours - 24 hours, Greater Sydney: 9.6% 25 hours - 34 hours, Greater Sydney: 9.1% 35 hours - 39 hours, Greater Sydney: 18.5% 40 hours, Greater Sydney: 20.9% 41 hours - 48 hours, Greater Sydney: 10.1% 49 hours or more, Greater Sydney: 16.3% Not stated, Greater Sydney: 2.3% None, Wollondilly Shire: 3.7% 1 hour - 15 hours, Wollondilly Shire: 9.4% 16 hours - 24 hours, Wollondilly Shire: 9.4% 25 hours - 34 hours, Wollondilly Shire: 9.9% 35 hours - 39 hours, Wollondilly Shire: 16.6% 40 hours, Wollondilly Shire: 18.5% 41 hours - 48 hours, Wollondilly Shire: 10.4% 49 hours or more, Wollondilly Shire: 19.7% Not stated, Wollondilly Shire: 2.5%
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, Wollondilly Shire: +98 1 hour - 15 hours, Wollondilly Shire: +74 16 hours - 24 hours, Wollondilly Shire: +189 25 hours - 34 hours, Wollondilly Shire: +348 35 hours - 39 hours, Wollondilly Shire: +466 40 hours, Wollondilly Shire: +509 41 hours - 48 hours, Wollondilly Shire: +37 49 hours or more, Wollondilly Shire: +211 Not stated, Wollondilly Shire: -61
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 Wollondilly Shire's local labour force in 2011 compared to Greater Sydney shows that there was a similar 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, 28.6% of the local labour force worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 65.2% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 28.3% and 65.8% respectively for Greater Sydney.

The major differences between the hours worked by the local labour force of Wollondilly Shire and Greater Sydney were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 49 hours or more (19.7% compared to 16.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (9.9% compared to 9.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 40 hours (18.5% compared to 20.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (16.6% compared to 18.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, the number of the local labour force working full-time (35 hours or more) in Wollondilly Shire increased by 1,223 people (9.7%).

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

  • 40 hours (+509 local labour force)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+466 local labour force)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+348 local labour force)
  • 49 hours or more (+211 local labour force)

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