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Local workers - Hours worked - All industries

43.9% of local workers in the City of Rockingham are employed part-time and 54.8% are employed full-time.

Hours Worked statistics shows the distribution of employment hours in City of Rockingham 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
City of Rockingham - All industries20112006Change
Hours workedNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2006 to 2011
None1,0304.34.78414.44.1+189
1 hour - 15 hours3,64915.110.82,61813.611.1+1,031
16 hours - 24 hours2,79211.59.22,10611.08.9+686
25 hours - 34 hours3,17013.19.52,28011.99.6+890
35 hours - 39 hours3,99616.515.82,81214.615.2+1,184
40 hours3,92216.217.42,85514.917.4+1,067
41 hours - 48 hours2,1759.011.02,05910.711.9+116
49 hours or more3,17813.120.23,28717.119.9-109
Not stated3161.31.43531.81.8-37

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, 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: 11.0% 49 hours or more, Western Australia: 20.2% None, City of Rockingham: 4.3% 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Rockingham: 15.1% 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Rockingham: 11.5% 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Rockingham: 13.1% 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Rockingham: 16.5% 40 hours, City of Rockingham: 16.2% 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Rockingham: 9.0% 49 hours or more, City of Rockingham: 13.1%
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, City of Rockingham - All industries: +189 1 hour - 15 hours, City of Rockingham - All industries: +1,031 16 hours - 24 hours, City of Rockingham - All industries: +686 25 hours - 34 hours, City of Rockingham - All industries: +890 35 hours - 39 hours, City of Rockingham - All industries: +1,184 40 hours, City of Rockingham - All industries: +1,067 41 hours - 48 hours, City of Rockingham - All industries: +116 49 hours or more, City of Rockingham - All industries: -109
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 the City of Rockingham in 2011 compared to Western Australia 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, 43.9% of the workforce worked part-time (34 hours or less) , and 54.8% worked full-time (35 hours or more), compared with 34.2% and 64.4% respectively for Western Australia.

The major differences between the hours worked by the in the City of Rockingham and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 1 hour - 15 hours (15.1% compared to 10.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 25 hours - 34 hours (13.1% compared to 9.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers who worked 16 hours - 24 hours (11.5% compared to 9.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers who worked 49 hours or more (13.1% compared to 20.2%)

Emerging groups

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

  • 35 hours - 39 hours (+1,184 local workers)
  • 40 hours (+1,067 local workers)
  • 1 hour - 15 hours (+1,031 local workers)
  • 25 hours - 34 hours (+890 local workers)

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