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Resident workers (Local) - Hours worked

43.4% of the local labour force in the City of Monash work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.9% in Victoria.

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

The hours worked by employed people in the City of Monash 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 Monash 20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2006 to 2011
None2,6463.43.92,4093.23.6+237
1 hour - 15 hours9,75112.411.49,45212.711.6+299
16 hours - 24 hours8,28010.69.77,1479.69.0+1,133
25 hours - 34 hours7,5389.610.16,7169.09.4+822
35 hours - 39 hours14,45018.417.612,17916.316.2+2,271
40 hours16,55621.119.515,56720.919.3+989
41 hours - 48 hours7,5569.610.28,21111.011.1-655
49 hours or more9,86512.615.210,93514.717.0-1,070
Not stated1,6892.22.21,9282.62.8-239

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, Victoria: 3.9% 1 hour - 15 hours, Victoria: 11.4% 16 hours - 24 hours, Victoria: 9.7% 25 hours - 34 hours, Victoria: 10.1% 35 hours - 39 hours, Victoria: 17.6% 40 hours, Victoria: 19.5% 41 hours - 48 hours, Victoria: 10.2% 49 hours or more, Victoria: 15.2% Not stated, Victoria: 2.2% None, City of Monash: 3.4% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Monash: 12.4% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Monash: 10.6% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Monash: 9.6% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Monash: 18.4% 40 hours, City of Monash: 21.1% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Monash: 9.6% 49 hours or more, City of Monash: 12.6% Not stated, City of Monash: 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 Monash: +237 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Monash: +299 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Monash: +1,133 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Monash: +822 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Monash: +2,271 40 hours, City of Monash: +989 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Monash: -655 49 hours or more, City of Monash: -1,070 Not stated, City of Monash: -239
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 Monash's local labour force in 2011 compared to Victoria 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, 32.6% of the local labour force worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 61.8% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 31.3% and 62.6% respectively for Victoria.

The major differences between the hours worked by the local labour force of the City of Monash and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 40 hours (21.1% compared to 19.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (12.4% compared to 11.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (10.6% compared to 9.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 49 hours or more (12.6% compared to 15.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, the number of the local labour force working full-time (35 hours or more) in the City of Monash increased by 1,535 people (3.3%).

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

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+2,271 local labour force)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+1,133 local labour force)
  • 49 hours or more (-1,070 local labour force)
  • 40 hours (+989 local labour force)

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