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Camden Council area

Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

37.5% of local workers in Camden Council area are employed part-time and 60.9% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Macarthur Region across each industry sector. Full-time employment is considered 35-hours and over.

The hours worked by employed people in a particular industry depend on a number of factors:

  • The availability and take-up of part-time work in the industry;
  • The demands of jobs in the industry and requirement to work overtime;
  • The age and family responsibilities of people working in the industry; and
  • The gender profile of workers in the industry (due to family commitments, females are often more likely to work part-time).

Hours Worked data should be viewed in conjunction with Age structure, Occupation and Income.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Local workers hours worked
Camden Council area - All industries20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
None4943.03.74162.93.4+78
1 hour - 15 hours2,14813.010.51,86813.110.4+280
16 hours - 24 hours1,74010.59.81,55710.99.3+183
25 hours - 34 hours1,81311.09.91,48910.49.5+324
35 hours - 39 hours2,81517.118.32,26515.917.3+550
40 hours2,78816.919.62,39116.719.4+397
41 hours - 48 hours1,5049.110.11,42910.011.0+75
49 hours or more2,94817.916.62,56217.917.8+386
Not stated2581.61.53102.21.9-52

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Local workers hours worked, 2011
Local workers hours worked, 2011 None, New South Wales: 3.7% 1 hour - 15 hours, New South Wales: 10.5% 16 hours - 24 hours, New South Wales: 9.8% 25 hours - 34 hours, New South Wales: 9.9% 35 hours - 39 hours, New South Wales: 18.3% 40 hours, New South Wales: 19.6% 41 hours - 48 hours, New South Wales: 10.1% 49 hours or more, New South Wales: 16.6% None, Camden Council area: 3.0% 1 hour - 15 hours, Camden Council area: 13.0% 16 hours - 24 hours, Camden Council area: 10.5% 25 hours - 34 hours, Camden Council area: 11.0% 35 hours - 39 hours, Camden Council area: 17.1% 40 hours, Camden Council area: 16.9% 41 hours - 48 hours, Camden Council area: 9.1% 49 hours or more, Camden Council area: 17.9%
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 workers hours worked, 2011
Change in local workers hours worked, 2011 None, Camden Council area - All industries: +78 1 hour - 15 hours, Camden Council area - All industries: +280 16 hours - 24 hours, Camden Council area - All industries: +183 25 hours - 34 hours, Camden Council area - All industries: +324 35 hours - 39 hours, Camden Council area - All industries: +550 40 hours, Camden Council area - All industries: +397 41 hours - 48 hours, Camden Council area - All industries: +75 49 hours or more, Camden Council area - All industries: +386
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 workforce in Camden Council area in 2011 compared to New South Wales shows that there was a higher proportion who worked part-time (34 hours or less) and a lower proportion who worked full-time (35 hours or more).

Overall, 37.5% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 60.9% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.0% and 64.6% respectively for New South Wales.

The major differences between the hours worked by the in Camden Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (13.0% compared to 10.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (17.9% compared to 16.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (16.9% compared to 19.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (17.1% compared to 18.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the in Camden Council area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+550 local workers)
  • 40 hours (+397 local workers)
  • 49 hours or more (+386 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+324 local workers)

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