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Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

36.0% of local workers in Penrith City are employed part-time and 62.7% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in Penrith City 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
Penrith City - All industries20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
None2,0513.73.71,7093.33.4+342
1 hour - 15 hours6,17211.210.56,21611.910.4-44
16 hours - 24 hours5,83310.69.85,37410.39.3+459
25 hours - 34 hours5,73710.49.95,41610.49.5+321
35 hours - 39 hours11,13920.318.39,74518.617.3+1,394
40 hours10,03218.219.69,38817.919.4+644
41 hours - 48 hours5,2929.610.15,27110.111.0+21
49 hours or more8,00514.616.68,15115.617.8-146
Not stated7341.31.51,0582.01.9-324

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, Penrith City: 3.7% 1 hour - 15 hours, Penrith City: 11.2% 16 hours - 24 hours, Penrith City: 10.6% 25 hours - 34 hours, Penrith City: 10.4% 35 hours - 39 hours, Penrith City: 20.3% 40 hours, Penrith City: 18.2% 41 hours - 48 hours, Penrith City: 9.6% 49 hours or more, Penrith City: 14.6%
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, Penrith City - All industries: +342 1 hour - 15 hours, Penrith City - All industries: -44 16 hours - 24 hours, Penrith City - All industries: +459 25 hours - 34 hours, Penrith City - All industries: +321 35 hours - 39 hours, Penrith City - All industries: +1,394 40 hours, Penrith City - All industries: +644 41 hours - 48 hours, Penrith City - All industries: +21 49 hours or more, Penrith City - All industries: -146
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 Penrith City 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, 36.0% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 62.7% 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 Penrith City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 35 hours - 39 hours (20.3% compared to 18.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (10.6% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (14.6% compared to 16.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 40 hours (18.2% compared to 19.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the hours worked by the in Penrith City between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+1,394 local workers)
  • 40 hours (+644 local workers)
  • 16 hours - 24 hours (+459 local workers)
  • None (+342 local workers)

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