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Resident workers (Local) - Hours worked

43.2% of the local labour force in the City of Mandurah work 40 or more hours, compared to 47.9% in Western Australia.

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

The hours worked by employed people in the City of Mandurah 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 Mandurah 20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2006 to 2011
None1,5165.54.71,0875.24.3+429
1 hour - 15 hours3,45412.510.82,55812.111.1+896
16 hours - 24 hours2,7289.89.22,0749.88.9+654
25 hours - 34 hours2,98310.89.52,22410.59.5+759
35 hours - 39 hours4,45516.115.83,34415.915.0+1,111
40 hours4,01514.517.43,18815.117.2+827
41 hours - 48 hours2,6639.610.92,0589.811.7+605
49 hours or more5,30619.119.63,95318.719.5+1,353
Not stated6122.22.06012.92.8+11

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 Mandurah: 5.5% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Mandurah: 12.5% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Mandurah: 9.8% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Mandurah: 10.8% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Mandurah: 16.1% 40 hours, City of Mandurah: 14.5% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Mandurah: 9.6% 49 hours or more, City of Mandurah: 19.1% Not stated, City of Mandurah: 2.2%
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 Mandurah: +429 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Mandurah: +896 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Mandurah: +654 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Mandurah: +759 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Mandurah: +1,111 40 hours, City of Mandurah: +827 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Mandurah: +605 49 hours or more, City of Mandurah: +1,353 Not stated, City of Mandurah: +11
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 Mandurah'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, 33.0% of the local labour force worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 59.3% 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 Mandurah and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (12.5% compared to 10.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (10.8% compared to 9.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 40 hours (14.5% compared to 17.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 41 hours - 48 hours (9.6% compared to 10.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, the number of the local labour force working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Mandurah increased by 3,896 people (31.1%).

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

  • 49 hours or more (+1,353 local labour force)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+1,111 local labour force)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+896 local labour force)
  • 40 hours (+827 local labour force)

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