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Nillumbik Shire

Resident workers (Local) - Hours worked

45.8% of the local labour force in Nillumbik Shire work 40 or more hours, compared to 44.9% in Victoria.

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

The hours worked by employed people in Nillumbik 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
Nillumbik Shire 20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2006 to 2011
None1,2293.73.91,1663.63.6+63
1 hour - 15 hours4,50813.611.44,29413.311.6+214
16 hours - 24 hours3,70411.29.73,30610.29.0+398
25 hours - 34 hours3,48310.510.13,24310.09.4+240
35 hours - 39 hours4,43513.417.64,08712.616.2+348
40 hours6,21218.819.55,96818.419.3+244
41 hours - 48 hours3,39910.310.23,35310.411.1+46
49 hours or more5,53616.715.26,09818.817.0-562
Not stated5791.82.28712.72.8-292

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, Nillumbik Shire: 3.7% 1 hour - 15 hours, Nillumbik Shire: 13.6% 16 hours - 24 hours, Nillumbik Shire: 11.2% 25 hours - 34 hours, Nillumbik Shire: 10.5% 35 hours - 39 hours, Nillumbik Shire: 13.4% 40 hours, Nillumbik Shire: 18.8% 41 hours - 48 hours, Nillumbik Shire: 10.3% 49 hours or more, Nillumbik Shire: 16.7% Not stated, Nillumbik Shire: 1.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
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Change in local resident workers hours worked, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers hours worked, 2006 to 2011 None, Nillumbik Shire: +63 1 hour - 15 hours, Nillumbik Shire: +214 16 hours - 24 hours, Nillumbik Shire: +398 25 hours - 34 hours, Nillumbik Shire: +240 35 hours - 39 hours, Nillumbik Shire: +348 40 hours, Nillumbik Shire: +244 41 hours - 48 hours, Nillumbik Shire: +46 49 hours or more, Nillumbik Shire: -562 Not stated, Nillumbik Shire: -292
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the hours worked by Nillumbik Shire'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, 35.3% of the local labour force worked part-time (34 hours or less), and 59.2% 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 Nillumbik Shire and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (13.6% compared to 11.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 49 hours or more (16.7% compared to 15.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (11.2% compared to 9.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (13.4% compared to 17.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, the number of the local labour force working full-time (35 hours or more) in Nillumbik Shire increased by 76 people (0.4%).

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

  • 49 hours or more (-562 local labour force)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+398 local labour force)
  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+348 local labour force)
  • Not stated (-292 local labour force)

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